“I’ve always felt like my dream would be to be means to travel divided from a diversion on my terms, rather than to say, ‘Oh, my physique couldn’t do it anymore and a group cut me given we wasn’t good enough,’ ” Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins pronounced Sunday. “It’s a dream of cave to be means to leave this diversion on my terms where we could still do it, though we say, ‘No, I’m good.’ ”
Whenever and wherever Cousins decides he’s had adequate of a NFL life, he should wish for a improved predestine than that of Giants quarterback Eli Manning, his reflection in a Redskins’ 20-10 win over New York on Thanksgiving. Giants Coach Ben McAdoo on Tuesday done a startling proclamation that Geno Smith would start in Manning’s place Sunday during Oakland, culmination Manning’s uninterrupted games started strain during 210 games and maybe his career as a Giant.
McAdoo also indicated that he would use a final 5 games of a deteriorate to weigh rookie quarterback Davis Webb, so even if Smith struggles, and no one will be astounded if he does, there’s a good possibility that someone other than Manning will be starting during quarterback for a Giants against Washington in a unchanging deteriorate culmination during MetLife Stadium for a initial time given 2004. That should come as acquire news for a Redskins, who have been worried by a Manning-led Giants over a final 13 years. Manning’s numbers opposite Washington in 26 career starts (28 touchdowns, 24 interceptions, 78.9 QB rating) aren’t impressive, though his 17 wins are four some-more than he has opposite any other team.
Manning, who threw for 113 yards, no touchdowns and one interception in Thursday’s detriment to a Redskins, was comparison No. 1 altogether in a 2004 NFL draft, 4 spots forward of a late Sean Taylor. Since a former Ole Miss star transposed Kurt Warner as a Giants’ starting quarterback in Week 11 of his rookie season, each NFL group has started during slightest 3 quarterbacks. The Giants’ NFC East foes, including a Redskins, have all started during slightest 10 quarterbacks, during that span.
Every NFL group has employed during slightest 3 opposite starting QB given Eli Manning’s initial NFL start in Week 11 of 2004.
Every group in a NFC East has used during slightest 10.
The Browns have employed 24 starting QBs in that time.
— ESPN Stats Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) November 29, 2017
Of a 10 quarterbacks Washington has started given Manning’s debut, all though John Beck and Colt McCoy squared off opposite Manning. Here’s how those 8 quarterbacks, from Patrick Ramsey to Cousins, fared:
Patrick Ramsey: 1-0 opposite Manning with a Redskins
Ramsey’s usually start opposite Manning was a 31-7 Redskins win on Dec. 5, 2004, though he also played a pivotal purpose in Washington’s must-win, late-season diversion opposite a Giants a following year. Coming on in service of the injured Mark Brunell, Ramsey led a span of second-half scoring drives in Washington’s 35-20 delight during FedEx Field, a fourth of 5 uninterrupted wins to tighten a unchanging deteriorate that clinched Washington’s initial playoff berth given 1999.
Mark Brunell: 1-2
Todd Collins: 1-0
Collins’s initial start with a Redskins came opposite Manning, a 22-10 win during Giants Stadium in Week 15 of a 2007 deteriorate that kept Washington’s playoff hopes alive.
Jason Campbell: 0-6
Campbell’s final start opposite Manning was a 45-12 Giants win on Dec. 21, 2009, that is best remembered for Jim Zorn’s “Swinging Gate.”
Donovan McNabb: 0-1
Manning posted an nauseous 38.9 QB rating in a Giants’ 31-7 win over Washington on Dec. 5, 2010, though that was improved than McNabb’s 17.9 rating.
Rex Grossman: 2-1
Manning threw one touchdown and 5 interceptions over 3 starts opposite Grossman during a 2010 and 2011 seasons.
Robert Griffin III: 1-3
Kirk Cousins: (3-4)
Cousins has won 3 of his final 4 starts opposite Manning’s Giants dating behind to 2015. The one loss, in a 2016 unchanging deteriorate finale, kept Washington out of a playoffs.
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