Washington Football Team Public Relations. Running back Devonta Freeman and tight end Jacob Tamme helped get the Falcons into field goal range, but Bryant missed a short 38-yard attempt, bouncing the ball off of the right upright. View the full article NYG – Rueben Randle 41-yard pass from Eli Manning (Josh Brown kick), 3:21. The Falcons now needed to capitalize on the turnover, and advanced the ball to the Redskins' 23-yard line, easily within field goal range. (Reuters) - The Washington Redskins on Monday named Kirk Cousins as their starting quarterback for the 2015 National Football League season, the latest signal that former standout Robert Griffin III could be on his way out. This was close enough for Bryant to convert a field goal, and Atlanta had crept within one of Washington, 7–6. WAS – Kirk Cousins – 30/49, 316 yards, TD, 2 INT, NYG – Eli Manning – 23/32, 279 yards, 2 TD, NYG – Rashad Jennings – 11 rushes, 32 yards, WAS – Jordan Reed – 6 receptions, 96 yards, NYG – Rueben Randle – 7 receptions, 116 yards, TD. On Washington's ensuing drive Cousins handed the ball off to Jones near midfield but fumbled, and the ball was recovered by Rams safety T.J. McDonald. This cut the Redskins' lead to only 7 points, as Sturgis missed the extra point. The Washington Redskins' eight-man draft class along with 14 college free agent signings have been assigned jersey numbers prior to their participation in offseason workouts. TB – Connor Barth 21-yard field goal, 2:24. A second short Redskins drive gave the ball right back to Tampa Bay, and #1 overall pick Jameis Winston wasted no time driving down the field, with back-to-back completions covering 54 yards to Louis Murphy and Evans, respectively. WAS – Dustin Hopkins 28-yard field goal, 2:38. In the second quarter, with the Redskins having added a Dustin Hopkins field goal for a 10–0 lead, their offensive line continued to overpower the Rams' vaunted defensive front, with Jones bursting through for a gain of 25 down to the St. Louis 23-yard line. PHI – Brent Celek 10-yard pass from Sam Bradford (Caleb Sturgis kick), 8:17. WAS – Jordan Reed 3-yard pass from Kirk Cousins (Dustin Hopkins kick), 0:25. Fitzpatrick led the Jets into Redskins territory with three short passes that gained 32 yards, before being intercepted by Breeland at the Washington 20-yard line, Breeland's third turnover recovery of the half. Miami scored right before halftime, with Ryan Tannehill throwing a 3-yard touchdown pass to receiver Rishard Matthews with 27 seconds remaining. [RELATED: Redskins 2015 position outlooks: Quarterback] —Colt McCoy, who started four games last year, is an unrestricted free agent. That ended up being Washington's best chance, as they could not score on any of their subsequent possessions. A few plays later Kirk Cousins threw a 4-yard touchdown pass to receiver Pierre Garçon, and the Redskins led 17–0 at halftime, their first shutout in the first half in nearly four years. Cousins threw zero interceptions for the second consecutive home game, a first in his career, and the Redskins defense did not allow a 40-yard rusher for the second straight week. The Redskins were able to run 3 more minutes off the clock while driving down to the St. Louis 3-yard line, where Jones overpowered several Rams defenders for his second touchdown of the day and a 24–10 lead to put the game away. WAS – Dustin Hopkins 44-yard field goal, 11:31. Six plays and three timeouts later, Hopkins converted a 30-yard field goal to give the visiting Redskins a 13–10 halftime lead. NO – Brandin Cooks 4-yard pass from Drew Brees (Kai Forbath kick), 5:52. The Falcons had to convert the next play, a fourth-and-2, to keep any hope of a perfect season. They had moved the ball to their own 42-yard line, only about 20 yards from Barth's range, when Charles Sims fumbled the ball and Chris Baker recovered it for Washington. WAS – Jordan Reed 6-yard pass from Kirk Cousins (Dustin Hopkins kick), 0:24. The turnover also kept alive Cousins’ streak of having thrown an interception in every road game of his career. Take a quick look back at the top Redskins 2015 season storylines from the quarterback position, courtesy of Redskins Public Relations. When breaking ties for three or more teams under the NFL's rules, they are first broken within divisions, then comparing only the highest ranked remaining team from each division. Redskins rookie receiver and returner Rashad Ross later returned a kickoff 101 yards to make the final score 32–21. He countered with a field goal of his own to bring the score back within 3 with 7:29 remaining in the game. WAS – Dustin Hopkins 30-yard field goal, 0:02. Two plays later, Bashaud Breeland was called for a horse-collar tackle, which moved the ball from the Redskins' 30-yard line to the 15. It was the second game-winning drive of Cousins' career, the first being Week 14 of the 2012 season against the Baltimore Ravens, when he entered the game in relief of the injured Robert Griffin III. Chris Baker forced a Freeman fumble at the goal line, but Julio Jones jumped on the ball in the end zone for the go-ahead score. The Redskins, favored by 1, struggled in the second half, letting Green Bay end the game on a run of 17 unanswered points. Defensive end Chris Baker had other ideas, sacking Ryan on third-and-3 and forcing a fumble, which was recovered by linebacker Will Compton. That game, coincidentally, was Kirk Cousins' first appearance in an NFL game. WAS – Kirk Cousins 8-yard run (Dustin Hopkins kick), 4:26. Copyright © 2020 Washington Football Team. With only 36 seconds left, Washington had a first-and-goal from the 6-yard line. NYJ – Brandon Marshall 35-yard pass from Ryan Fitzpatrick (Nick Folk kick), 5:53. The Buccaneers had failed to salt the game away, and Barth's field goal left Washington with a chance to win the game. Washington was only able to run four plays on their first drive before having to punt to Atlanta. No. October 21, 2019, 10:08 AM. TB – Jameis Winston – 21/29, 297 yards, 2 TD, WAS – Kirk Cousins – 33/40, 317 yards, 3 TD, TB – Mike Evans – 8 receptions, 164 yards, TD, WAS – Jordan Reed – 11 receptions, 72 yards, 2 TD. Nearing the end of a scoreless first quarter, the Redskins tried to accumulate some momentum in the running game, as their longest run so far had been only 4 yards. Kirk Cousins became the first quarterback in NFL history with two game-winning touchdowns in the final 30 seconds of games in the same calendar month, and Jordan Reed had the first multi-touchdown game of his career, but perhaps most importantly, coach Gruden had quieted the doubters by inspiring his team to a historic comeback. 2015 Redskins Season In Review: Quarterbacks Jan 16, 2016 at 12:55 AM. However, they were defeated by the Green Bay Packers in the Wild Card round of the playoffs. The Jets’ stingy defense held the Redskins in check on their next drive, forcing another punt to end the first quarter. Mason Crosby then kicked a field goal, putting the game out of reach. 2015 Redskins Position Analysis – Quarterbacks: This is an analysis of the Redskins Quarterbacks going into Free Agency and the Draft. They took a 3–0 lead off of a Dustin Hopkins field goal. ATL – Devonta Freeman 6-yard run (Matt Bryant kick), 0:24. St. Louis began the second half with a 52-yard Greg Zuerlein field goal to get back within two scores, 17–3. Atlanta responded with a methodical drive, including only two plays longer than 7 yards, to get on the board. It is highly recommended that you use the latest versions of a supported browser in order to receive an optimal viewing experience. Washington had gone from a 3-point lead to a 7-point deficit in a span of only five plays, and now trailed 20–13. Alfred Morris runs of 16 and 13 yards got the offense rolling, and Pierre Garçon catches of 14 and 12 yards helped get Washington down to the Eagles' 4-yard line with 35 seconds left. From there, Hopkins kicked the ball through the uprights from 33 yards out, allowing Washington to regain its 16–13 advantage. Now that the majority of NFL Free Agency has ended and with the NFL Draft complete, Redskins fans have a good look at the reality of their quarterback situation for the 2019 season. Two plays later, Ryan Grant hauled in a 4-yard touchdown pass to inch closer, 24–14. Tampa Bay still had a chance to kick a game-winning field goal. The Redskins kicked off their 2015 regular season by hosting the Miami Dolphins. Accuracy. He faced a stern test though, as his career TD–INT ratio on the road was 11–13, and he had never played in a road game without throwing at least one interception. Winston and Evans, hoping to put the game out of reach, hooked up twice for a total of 30 yards, and Doug Martin broke free for a 49-yard gain before Bashaud Breeland pushed him out-of-bounds at the 5-yard line. Giants second-year running back Andre Williams capitalized, running through Redskins defenders for a 1-yard touchdown and a 9–0 Giants lead just 9 minutes into the game. WAS – Kirk Cousins – 22/40, 217 yards, TD, INT, NE – Tom Brady – 26/39, 299 yards, 2 TD, INT, NE – LeGarrette Blount – 29 rushes, 129 yards, TD, WAS – Pierre Garçon – 4 receptions, 70 yards, NE – Brandon LaFell – 5 receptions, 102 yards. It was also Washington's first home loss to the Dolphins since 1984. The Redskins started on offense, and running back Chris Thompson converted a third-and-long with a 42-yard run into Eagles territory. NYG – Punt blocked by Rashad Jennings out of bounds in end zone for a safety, 12:47. Badly hoping to get themselves back in the game, the Redskins called a deep pass to former Duke University receiver Jamison Crowder, but Jets safety Marcus Gilchrist intercepted the ball for Cousins’ second turnover of the game. Just 3 plays later, he took a short Cousins pass 19 yards to the 21-yard line. This contest broke a five-game losing streak to the Giants. They had to settle for a Dustin Hopkins field goal to make the score 15–6 entering halftime. On third-and-13 from their own 29-yard line, with a chance to cut into or tie the Dolphins' lead, Cousins threw to the end zone for Pierre Garçon, but the ball was intercepted by Miami cornerback Brice McCain, ending the Redskins attempt at a potential field goal to narrow the deficit. 2015 Redskins In Richmond -- Quarterbacks . Three plays later, Bradford burned the Redskins secondary on another deep ball, this one 39 yards to veteran wide receiver Miles Austin. "I’d like to pick one as soon as I … New York's first four plays on the next drive all involved running back Chris Ivory, and gained 33 yards. It was Cousins' 8th career interception against the Giants to go with only 1 career touchdown. In 2014, the Buccaneers were 1–8 entering their matchup at Washington, but rookie receiver Mike Evans torched the Redskins defense for 209 receiving yards, setting up a 27–7 Bucs win. Later in the third quarter, a promising Redskins drive into Giants territory was disrupted by a Cousins pass being tipped into the air and intercepted by New York linebacker Uani 'Unga. WAS – Dustin Hopkins 52-yard field goal, 0:00. In the Redskins' final 10 games, Cousins guided the Redskins to a 7-3 record, throwing for 274 yards per game with 23 touchdowns and only three interceptions en route to an NFC East title. As Redskins head coach Jay Gruden mentioned early in the offseason, the Redskins have three quality quarterbacks, headlined by fourth-year player Robert Griffin III. Fitzpatrick capitalized on those conversions, and threw a 2-yard touchdown pass to Decker, wrapping up a 21–0 third quarter that resulted in a 34–13 Jets lead. The Falcons began the second half aggressively, throwing on 6 of their first 7 plays. In Week 4 of the 2014 season, Kirk Cousins threw a career-high four interceptions against the Giants in a 45–14 blowout loss. Alfred Morris and Matt Jones both saw action, but it was the passing game that began to heat up. NYJ – Chris Ivory 1-yard run (Nick Folk kick), 3:28. With the win, the Redskins evened their record at 7–7. On the first New York drive of the second half, back-to-back plays by Ivory carried the Jets across midfield, and the game was quickly tied again thanks to a Nick Folk field goal. —The Redskins’ spending at quarterback ranks 21st in the NFL. They were able to block for running back Matt Jones well enough that he scored the first two touchdowns of his career and rushed for over 120 yards. ASHBURN, Va. — In February, the Redskins named Robert Griffin III their starting quarterback for 2015. Ryan threw to Jones, his most reliable target, for a gain of 9 and the first down. Despite concerns that former Pro Bowl running back Alfred Morris was not a good fit for coach Jay Gruden's offensive scheme, he rattled off a 35-yard run in the first quarter to give Washington some momentum. WAS – Matt Jones 78-yard pass from Kirk Cousins (Dustin Hopkins kick), 9:52. NE – Stephen Gostkowski 21-yard field goal, 7:56. ESPN reported earlier Monday that … Cousins moved the ball through the air efficiently, completing 69.8 percent of passes for the second-highest completion percentage in Redskins history (eighth-best in NFL history) and recording the third-highest passer rating in franchise history (101.6). NE – Brandon Boldin 18-yard pass from Tom Brady (Stephen Gostkowski kick), 11:28. WAS – Jordan Reed 16-yard pass from Kirk Cousins (Dustin Hopkins kick), 8:14. On the Redskins' next possession they again had the ball near their own end zone, and Cousins' pass intended for Pierre Garçon was intercepted by Giants cornerback Prince Amukamara and returned to the Washington 15-yard line. The Redskins QB Yearbook, 1999 to 2015. And three timeouts later, Ryan Grant 3-yard pass from Tom Brady ( Stephen Gostkowski kick ), 8:14 line... 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