Redskins bench Griffin; Cousins to start at quarterback

Redskins bench Griffin; Cousins to start at quarterback

ASHBURN, Va., Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Kirk Cousins will start at quarterback for the Washington Redskins the rest of the season in place of Robert Griffin III, Coach Mike Shanahan said.

NFL: Washington 30, Buffalo 7

LANDOVER, Md., Aug. 24 (UPI) -- Rex Grossman threw for 171 yards and Roy Helu rushed for 70 Saturday in the Washington Redskins' 30-7 pre-season blowout over Buffalo.

NFL: Washington 24, Pittsburgh 13

LANDOVER, Md., Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Rex Grossman went 10-of-16 through the air for 133 yards and made a TD toss to Leonard Hankerson Monday in Washington's 24-13 pre-season win over Pittsburgh.

NFL: Washington 22, Tennessee 21

NASHVILLE, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- Pat White threw a 2-point conversion pass to Emmanuel Ogbuehi with 2:23 remaining Thursday to give Washington a 22-21 decision over Tennessee.

Ailing RGIII ready to cheer on Cousins

WASHINGTON, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Robert Griffin III said he would be behind his teammates Sunday when fellow rookie Kirk Cousins got the start against the Cleveland Browns.

NFL: Washington 30, Indianapolis 17

LANDOVER, Md., Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Robert Griffin III went 11-for-17 through the air for 74 yards and a touchdown Saturday, pacing the Washington Redskins' 30-17 pre-season win over Indianapolis.
Redskins re-sign quarterback Grossman

Redskins re-sign quarterback Grossman

WASHINGTON, March 21 (UPI) -- The Washington Redskins, expected to draft a quarterback with the No. 2 overall draft pick, said Wednesday they have re-signed signal-caller Rex Grossman.

NFL: Philadelphia 34, Washington 10

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 1 (UPI) -- Michael Vick hurled a trio of touchdown passes Sunday and Philadelphia downed Washington 34-10 in the season-ending game for both clubs.

NFL: Minnesota 33, Washington 26

LANDOVER, Md., Dec. 24 (UPI) -- Joe Webb replaced the injured Christian Ponder and accounted for three touchdowns Saturday in Minnesota's 33-26 victory over Washington.

NFL: Washington 23, New York Giants 10

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Rex Grossman tossed for 185 yards and a touchdown Sunday, helping Washington deal the New York Giants a crucial 23-10 loss.

NFL: New England 34, Washington 27

LANDOVER, Md., Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Rob Gronkowski entered the NFL record books with two touchdown receptions Sunday and the New England Patriots hung on for a 34-27 win over Washington.

NFL: New York Jets 34, Washington 19

LANDOVER, Md., Dec. 4 (UPI) -- Shonn Greene scored twice in the fourth quarter Sunday and the New York Jets shook off a slow start to speed by Washington 34-19.

NFL: Washington 23, Seattle 17

SEATTLE, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Rex Grossman hooked up with Anthony Armstrong on a 50-yard, go-ahead touchdown pass late in the game Sunday that carried Washington to a 23-17 win over Seattle.

NFL: Dallas 27, Washington 24 (OT)

LANDOVER, Md., Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Tony Romo rallied Dallas with a pair of late touchdowns and Dan Bailey hit an overtime field goal Sunday, handing the Cowboys a 27-24 win over Washington.

NFL: Miami 20, Washington 9

MIAMI, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Reggie Bush scored twice Sunday and the Miami Dolphins broke a seven-game home field losing streak with a 20-9 win over Washington.

NFL: Carolina 33, Washington 20

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Cam Newton ran and threw for touchdowns and compiled 315 all-purpose yards Sunday, boosting the Carolina Panthers to a 33-20 win over Washington.
Beck gets QB start for Redskins

Beck gets QB start for Redskins

ASHBURN, Va., Oct. 19 (UPI) -- John Beck will take over Sunday as starting quarterback for the Washington Redskins, the NFL team said Wednesday.

NFL: Philadelphia 20, Washington 13

LANDOVER, Md., Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Michael Vick led Philadelphia to a 20-point lead in the first half Sunday and the Eagles fought off Washington 20-13 to end a four-game losing streak.

NFL: Washington 17, St. Louis 10

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Ryan Torain scored a rushing touchdown and Washington recorded seven sacks Sunday, propelling the Redskins to a 17-10 victory over St. Louis.
NFL: Dallas 18, Washington 16

NFL: Dallas 18, Washington 16

ARLINGTON, Texas, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Rookie kicker Dan Bailey's sixth field goal of the game came with 1:47 remaining Monday and boosted the Dallas Cowboys to an 18-16 victory over Washington.

NFL: Washington 22, Arizona 21

LANDOVER, Md., Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Graham Gano booted a decisive 34-yard field goal with 1:45 to play Sunday, handing the Washington Redskins a 22-21 victory over Arizona.

NFL: Washington 28, New York Giants 14

LANDOVER, Md., Sept. 11 (UPI) -- Rex Grossman threw for two touchdowns and Ryan Kerrigan scored on an interception return Sunday, staking Washington to a 28-14 win over the New York Giants.

Reports: Grossman to start for Redskins

ASHBURN, Va., Sept. 5 (UPI) -- It looks like Rex Grossman will start at quarterback for Washington when the Redskins open the 2011 season against the New York Giants.

NFL: Washington 29, Tampa Bay 24

LANDOVER, Md., Sept. 1 (UPI) -- A 41-yard throw from Kellen Clemens to Donte' Stallworth with 1:07 to go Thursday gave the Washington Redskins a 29-24 exhibition win over Tampa Bay.

NFL: Washington 16, Indianapolis 3

INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- John Beck, bidding to become starting quarterback, had a solid first half Friday in leading the Washington Redskins to a 16-3 exhibition win over Indianapolis.
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