News & Politics

Area Man Gets Terrible Job

Congrats, or something. Photograph by Flickr user Keith Allison.

After a weekend filled with conflicting reports about the future of injury-plagued quarterback Robert Griffin III (his latest malady: a concussion sustained in a preseason game), Jay Gruden announced Monday that Kirk Cousins will be the Washington NFL team’s starting passer when the season begins September 13. The team’s fans sure seem excited to give him a chance to redeem the club after the last few woeful years:

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Benjamin Freed joined Washingtonian in August 2013 and covers politics, business, and media. He was previously the editor of DCist and has also written for Washington City Paper, the New York Times, the New Republic, Slate, and BuzzFeed. He lives in Adams Morgan.