If there are any setbacks, Shanahan will have to choose between rookie Kirk Cousins and veteran Rex Grossman. Fourth-round pick Cousins finished Sunday's game and threw more interceptions in one quarter (2) than Griffin has all season (1). Grossman has been inactive all year as the third-string quarterback, a humbling experience for a player who once led the Chicago Bears to the Super Bowl.
"Kirk has been No. 2 for a reason, because we feel like he's earned that right," Shanahan said. "We feel very good about him and where he's at, but we also have a lot of confidence in Rex as well."
Notes: The Redskins will work out kickers to seek a possible replacement for Billy Cundiff, who has missed four field goals in the past two games, including a 31-yard attempt Sunday. NFL kickers are 81 for 86 inside 40 yards this season; Cundiff has two of those misses. ... Shanahan said S Brandon Meriweather, who has two sprained ligaments in his left knee after a pregame collision a week ago, is expected to miss four more weeks.
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