Cousins comopleted 22 of 30 passes for 207 yards, a touchdown and an interception in Sunday's loss to the Panthers. He also lost a pair of fumbles and gained four yards on his only carry of the game. The 27-year-old started off strong by launching a 56-yard touchdown pass to DeSean Jackson in the first quarter, but the stout Panthers defense came to life and kept the Redskins' offense off the board for the rest of the day. The three turnovers matched a season-high for Cousins, who had done well in that regard with just two in the previous three games. Cousins' fantasy outputs can vary significantly from week to week, but he will have the chance to bounce back against a beatable Giants secondary next week.
Cousins completed 20 of 25 passes for 324 yards and four touchdowns Sunday against the Saints, earning a perfect 158.3 quarterback rating. Facing off against one of the league's worst pass defenses, Cousins absolutely shredded the Saints, connecting with nine different players and throwing touchdown passes to tight end Jordan Reed (two), running back Matt Jones and wide receiver Jamison Crowder. It was just his second game all season with more than one touchdown pass, though he's been particularly good of late, averaging 286 yards per game over the last three and scoring nine touchdowns over that span (including one rushing score). However, things should get much tougher in Week 11, as the Redskins travel to Carolina to take on a Panthers defense that is allowing only 5.5 YPA this season, second-best in the league.
Cousins completed 22-of-40 passes for 217 yards, with one touchdown and one interception Sunday against the Patriots. While Cousins wasn't that accurate Sunday, he didn't get much help from his receivers, who dropped seven passes. He ultimately connected with seven different players, with Pierre Garcon leading with way with 70 receiving yards. The return of wideout DeSean Jackson didn't help much, as he caught just three passes on six targets for 15 yards. Cousins' single touchdown Sunday was his seventh game out of eight this season without multiple scores, though he's got a good Week 10 matchup to improve, as the Redskins will face off against a Saints defense that has allowed a league-high 24 passing touchdowns.
Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins was excellent against the Buccaneers on Sunday, completing 33 of 40 tosses for 317 yards and three touchdowns. He also ran three times for 15 yards and a touchdown in Washington's dramatic come from behind victory. Down 24-0 before the half, the fourth-year signal caller plunged into the end zone to get the comeback started and proceeded to lead the 'Skins to four second half scores, including the go-ahead touchdown with 24 seconds remaining. It was easily Cousins' best all-around game of the season, and he likely solidified his hold on the starting job for the time being, as he entered the game with a 6:8 TD:INT ratio. Washington will face the Patriots on the road after their bye in Week 8.
Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins completed 25 of 43 passes for 196 yards with one touchdown and two interceptions Sunday against the Jets. Cousins started off well, opening the scoring with a short scoring strike to Pierre Garcon in the first quarter, but he struggled for much of the second half, when he strangely didn't throw a single pass to the same target. Cousins has now thrown for under 220 yards in back-to-back weeks and has failed to throw for multiple scores in every game this season. Up next is a Week 7 home game against the Buccaneers.
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