Kirk Cousins threw two interceptions, giving him a total of four in three games. Adding and subtracting. The Redskins kicked off their 2015 regular season by hosting the Miami Dolphins. Washington Football Team Public Relations. 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. With the win, the Redskins evened their record at 7–7. (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. GB – Mason Crosby 29-yard field goal, 4:39. 2015 Redskins Position Analysis – Quarterbacks: This is an analysis of the Redskins Quarterbacks going into Free Agency and the Draft. Two Redskins penalties moved the ball 29 yards, and a 10-yard Bradford pass was caught by tight end Brent Celek to tie the game at 13–13. The Redskins were quickly back in business after an Eagles punt, and now had a chance to go up by two scores, but Jordan Reed fumbled in Eagles territory to end the third quarter. On Monday, after months of deliberation, they … With that public proclamation of faith from Head Coach Jay Gruden on Aug. 31, quarterback Kirk Cousins embarked upon one of the most remarkable passing seasons in Redskins history, both in terms of his statistics and the redemption story that accompanied them. WAS – Dashon Goldson 35-yard interception return (Dustin Hopkins kick), 14:18. Cousins never missed a start from 2015 to 2016. The Redskins QB Yearbook, 1999 to 2015. Washington inactives: RB Antonio Gibson, S Cole Luke, LB Jordan Kunaszyk, WR Dontrelle Inman, WR Jeff Badet, OT David Sharpe. NYG – Odell Beckham, Jr. 30-yard pass from. MIA – Ryan Tannehill – 22/34, 226 yards, TD, WAS – Kirk Cousins – 21/31, 196 yards, TD, 2 INT, WAS – Alfred Morris – 25 rushes, 121 yards, MIA – Jordan Cameron – 4 receptions, 73 yards, WAS – Pierre Garçon – 6 receptions, 74 yards. Cousins moved to 0–3 in his career against the Falcons and threw the 15th career interception on the road in only 8 games. 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 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. Atlanta then committed a surprising turnover, a Ryan pass intercepted by Breeland, who returned the ball all the way back to the Atlanta 21-yard line. Their offense continued to stagnate, however, and the Buccaneers quickly regained possession. In Week 2, the Redskins played their second straight home game, this time hosting the St. Louis Rams, who had upset the two-time defending NFC champion Seattle Seahawks the previous week. It was the first time the Redskins had shut out back-to-back home opponents in the first half since 1997. This win was also Cousins' first division win, after previously going 0–5 against the Cowboys, Giants, and Eagles. The Falcons began the second half aggressively, throwing on 6 of their first 7 plays. WAS – Jordan Reed 3-yard pass from Kirk Cousins (Dustin Hopkins kick), 6:56. Third-round draft pick and former Florida Gators running back Matt Jones was able to capitalize, breaking loose on a 39-yard run for his first NFL touchdown and a 7–0 Redskins lead. 35/40. 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. WAS – Jordan Reed 16-yard pass from Kirk Cousins (Dustin Hopkins kick), 8:14. The rest of the first half would pass without any more fireworks, but the Redskins sorely needed some in the second half to overcome the 17-point halftime deficit they faced. Washington Football Team Public Relations. WAS – Matt Jones 39-yard run (Dustin Hopkins kick), 7:05. The Redskins retaliated by immediately getting into Eagles territory, courtesy of a 43-yard bomb from Kirk Cousins to rookie receiver Rashad Ross. Three plays later, though, Cousins attempted to pass to rookie receiver Ryan Grant, but Grant slipped on the route, allowing Robert Alford to intercept the pass and return it 59 yards for a touchdown, a 25–19 Falcons win, and their second 5–0 start in franchise history. With the score still 18–6 in the fourth quarter, Eli Manning hit star receiver Odell Beckham Jr., who had sprinted past Redskins corner Bashaud Breeland, for a 30-yard touchdown. NE – Julian Edelman 4-yard pass from Tom Brady (Stephen Gostkowski kick), 9:01. PHI – Miles Austin 39-yard pass from Sam Bradford (Caleb Sturgis kick), 14:40. Miami scored 17 unanswered points and shut out the Redskins in the second half to win 17–10 and win their third straight season opener under coach Joe Philbin. 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. Two plays later, Ryan Grant hauled in a 4-yard touchdown pass to inch closer, 24–14. at Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, North Carolina. The Eagles were barely able to cross midfield before punting back to Washington. They had run the clock down to 24 seconds, leaving almost no time for the Redskins to respond, but Washington still had all three timeouts. Alfred Morris and Matt Jones both saw action, but it was the passing game that began to heat up. Nov 29, 2015; Landover, MD, USA; New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning (10) shakes hands with Washington Redskins defensive end Jason Hatcher (97) after their game at FedEx Field. This page was last edited on 7 December 2020, at 02:21. WAS – Derek Carrier 7-yard pass from Kirk Cousins (Dustin Hopkins kick), 12:12. WAS – Jordan Reed 3-yard pass from Kirk Cousins (Dustin Hopkins kick), 0:25. On Wednesday, just as Jay Gruden was impotently declaring Robert Griffin III the team’s 2015 starting quarterback, the man he replaced, Mike Shanahan, was … The Washington Redskins dropped to 2–4 on the season with the loss, and 0–3 on the road. After losing fourth-quarter leads in their first two games, the Giants got their first win of the season to move to 1–2. Two incompletions, Cousins' first two of the drive, followed, but on third down Cousins hit Jordan Reed for a 6-yard touchdown and a 31–30 lead with 24 seconds left on the clock. 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. 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. With the win, both teams moved to 1–1 on the season. 53 active, 16 inactive, 10 practice squad. The Washington Redskins' first round pick in the 2018 NFL Draft got a sample of the coaching he'll receive from Jim Tomsula during this past weekend's rookie minicamp. WAS – Pierre Garçon 4-yard pass from Kirk Cousins (Dustin Hopkins kick), 0:26. In today's Rewarding Moments In Redskins History presented by Maryland Lottery My Lottery Rewards, we look back at the Redskins' 42-10 domination over the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XXII. The Cowboys would win their fourth game of the season. The Giants again entered Redskins territory but were unable to get in the end zone, leading to Josh Brown's third field goal of the game. ... and a first since 2015. 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. Veteran receiver Roddy White made the catch, and Freeman redeemed himself on the next play with a touchdown, resulting in a 19–16 Falcons lead. NYJ – Brandon Marshall 35-yard pass from Ryan Fitzpatrick (Nick Folk kick), 5:53. at Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Massachusetts. 2015 Redskins Season In Review: Quarterbacks Jan 16, 2016 at 12:55 AM. Period. 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. After driving to their own 38-yard line, Philadelphia got the break they needed, with Bradford connecting with Riley Cooper for a 62-yard score. The Redskins did not capitalize, however, losing two yards on an Alfred Morris run and two short Cousins passes. In today's Rewarding Moments In Redskins History presented by Maryland Lottery My Lottery Rewards, we look back at the Redskins sending eight players to the Pro Bowl after their Super Bowl XXVI victory. The Falcons now needed to capitalize on the turnover, and advanced the ball to the Redskins' 23-yard line, easily within field goal range. Washington's next drive had no plays longer than 15 yards, but a 15-yard unnecessary roughness penalty on William Gholston helped them get into Hopkins' range. This is a list of American football quarterbacks who have started for the Washington Redskins, as well as its predecessors the Boston Braves (1932) and Boston Redskins (19331936), in the National Football League (NFL). They moved the ball down to the 2-yard line, but could not score a touchdown. The story of the day was the Redskins offensive line. 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. NYG – Josh Brown 36-yard field goal, 7:32. WAS – Chris Thompson 4-yard pass from Kirk Cousins (Kirk Cousins–Jamison Crowder pass), 3:40. This allowed the Redskins to extend the lead to 16–12, significant because Atlanta now needed a touchdown to win instead of a field goal. WAS – Pierre Garçon 4-yard pass from Kirk Cousins (Dustin Hopkins kick), 3:02. The Redskins hosted the Eagles in another NFC East matchup with both teams at 1–2. MIA – Andrew Franks 22-yard field goal, 11:34. Cousins' hot hand helped the Redskins average 32.8 points per game during a four-game winning streak to close the regular season, most in the NFL in that time frame. The visiting Buccaneers, all of a sudden, led 24–0. Grimes returned the interception 11 yards to the 14-yard line, but the Dolphins failed to score any points off of the turnover. With the loss, Washington fell to 4–6, leaving the lead in the NFC East up for grabs. That ended up being Washington's best chance, as they could not score on any of their subsequent possessions. With a short field, Cousins and the Redskins gained 19 yards, and Redskins kicker Dustin Hopkins booted a career-long 54-yard field goal to tie the game at 10–10 with just over two minutes remaining in the first half. All of a sudden St. Louis had pulled to within 7 points. at MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey. [RELATED: Redskins 2015 position outlooks: Quarterback] —Colt McCoy, who started four games last year, is an unrestricted free agent. 2015 Redskins In Richmond -- Quarterbacks . In a game that was cross-flexed, the Redskins would defeat the Buffalo Bills 35–25, getting their first and only win against an AFC opponent. This is the only area that really held … After a Redskins punt (which speedy returner Darren Sproles returned to the Washington 30-yard line), Bradford threw an apparent touchdown to tight end Zach Ertz that was nullified by an illegal formation penalty on Agholor. The Panthers would lead the entire game, and the Redskins suffered their worst loss of the season. In March 2012, the Redskins traded their 2012 first- and second-round picks, as … WAS – Ryan Grant 3-yard pass from Kirk Cousins (Dustin Hopkins kick), 11:10. The Redskins offense turned the ball over late and failed to convert a fourth down in their own territory with 5 minutes to play. 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