The band Creed has sold more than 40 million albums, but that popularity has also bred contempt from a vocal minority that has left no room for interpretation: Creed is a scourge, and anyone who who likes them should be ridiculed.

This brings us to Redskins starting quarterback Kirk Cousins, who, like his teammates, is taking part in offseason workouts in preparation for the 2016 season. Unlike his teammates (we'd like to imagine, anyway), Cousins' workouts include a healthy dose of Creed.

The Twitter reaction was as swift as it was predictable.

And this:

And, of course, the various visual interpretations of Cousins' tweet:

No mention of Creed would be complete without this:

And finally:

In related news, Cousins' conversion van suddenly makes total sense now.

Kirk Cousins is undoubtedly humming 'Can you take me higher?' right now. USATSI