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SportJay Gruden names Keenum Redskins' starting QB for Week 1

20:50  25 august  2019
20:50  25 august  2019 Source:   redskinswire.com

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“ Gruden was not ready to name a starting quarterback , but said ‘ideally’ one would be named after the third preseason game. The Redskins play at Atlanta on Thursday. They play at Philadelphia in the season opener.” According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Keenum appears to have the current edge in

Casey Austin "Case" Keenum (born February 17, 1988) is an American football quarterback for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League (NFL).

It's official, veteran quarterback Case Keenum will be the starting quarterback for the Washington Redskins when they kick-off regular season action on Sunday, September 8 against the Philadelphia Eagles.

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Jay Gruden made the official announcement after practice on Sunday, which gives the team two weeks to prepare the first-team offense and solidify the pieces around Keenum.

The move to make Keenum QB1 does not come as a surprise, as many thought that he would eventually be named the started when coming to Washington this offsesaon. However, weeks of speculation about rookie QB Dwayne Haskins can now be put on the back burner.

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Case Keenum reportedly the front-runner to start for Washington Washington's quarterback situation has been one fans around the league have been watching, and we may have a front-runner in the battle. 

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Haskins still has several chances to start during his rookie year, but it won't happen unless Keenum proves he's not up to snuff running the offense. Should the Redskins be able to squeak out victories under No. 8's guidance, then he will not be pushed out any time soon.

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Sources: Redskins name Kirk Cousins starting QB for Week 1 . Facebook. Redskins coach Jay Gruden is expected to address the media later Monday after the team's practice. The Redskins ' decision to start Cousins comes amid turmoil surrounding quarterback Robert Griffin III , who missed

NBC Sports Washington's Brian Mitchell discusses whether or not the Redskins should start Dwayne Haskins at quarterback Week 1 . A week into training camp, head coach Jay Gruden emphasized that all three quarterbacks -- Case Keenum , Colt McCoy, and Dwayne Haskins -- are fully embracing

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Gruden: 'We tried every way possible to make it work' with Brown.
The Oakland Raiders-Antonio Brown saga is finally over. After six turbulent months, the Raiders released Brown after he requested his dismissal via a social media post Saturday morning. "We just have exhausted everything, we tried every way possible to make it work," head coach Jon Gruden said Saturday afternoon. "All I'm going to say is it's disappointing. I'm really proud of our players, our coaches, our owner, our front office. We did everything we could to make this work. I'm sorry it didn't.

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