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Cousins has big day in Redskins' win over Browns

  • By Associated Press
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CLEVELAND -- Rookie quarterback Kirk Cousins threw for 329 yards and two touchdowns filling in for injured star Robert Griffin III, leading the Washington Redskins to their fifth win a row, 38-21 over the Cleveland Browns on Sunday.


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Cousins connected with Leonard Hankerson for both TDs in his first career start and the Redskins (8-6) barely missed a beat without the talented and multi-dimensional RG3, who sat out with a sprained knee.

Last week, Cousins came off the bench after Griffin got hurt. Cousins was behind center from the start of this one and delivered a performance that extended Washington's longest winning streak since 2007 and moved the Redskins into a tie for first in the NFC East.

Rookie running back Trent Richardson had a pair of TD runs for the Browns (5-9).

Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press

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