The drama never stops in D.C. and according to CBSSports.com NFL Insider Jason La Canfora, the
There are reports of a rift between the football operations and ownership regarding Griffin, who has struggled this preseason before getting injured in the team's second preseason contest against Detroit. Griffin was cleared to play in the team's third preseason game before an independent neurologist reversed course, saying Griffin was still dealing with concussion-related symptoms.
Cousins has played well during the preseason, going 40-for-53 for 435 yards.
Members of the
Griffin is out with concussion-like symptoms and quarterback Kirk Cousins has already been tabbed the starter for Week 1 against the Dolphins.
Washington has had trade discussions involving Griffin with other teams, but have not received much interest in return.
Griffin was the second-overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft. He was named the 2012 Offensive Rookie of the Year after a dynamic season in which he amassed over 4,000 yards of offense and scored a combined 27 touchdowns.
Going back on previous reports, the
Griffin is still dealing with the after effects of the concussion he sustained last week against the Lions. He will be reevaluated in 1-2 weeks before the team determines if he can return to game action.
Griffin was diagnosed as symptom-free from the concussion he sustained last week against Detroit.
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