With Robert Griffin III still a ways off from being fully recovered from a dislocated ankle, Colt McCoy will start for the Washington Redskins on Monday night, ESPN reports.
This isn’t a surprise, of course.
Head coach Jay Gruden said last week that McCoy would start unless Griffin was 100 percent back from the ankle injury that has kept him sidelined since Week 2, and that never looked likely. Griffin is officially listed as doubtful for tonight’s division rivalry game against the Cowboys.
The University of Texas product McCoy replaced Kirk Cousins during last week’s win over the Tennessee Titans, and went 11 for 12 passing for 128 yards and a touchdown. With this performance, the former third stringer won the starting job--at least until RG3 is healthy.
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