Excerpt: "Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins walked the length of the red carpet virtually unnoticed at the NFL Honors show in New Orleans on Saturday night. Reporters and cameramen locked in on Robert Griffin III, and Cousins, in his typical unassuming manner, just strolled by behind him.
Only after Griffin finished his interviews was Cousins spotted and asked to come to the media area. Unlike Griffin, who has attended the Heisman Trophy presentation and the ESPY awards, it was Cousins’ first time on a red carpet.
“I’m a little bit out of place right now,” he said. “It’s neat. It’s just an exciting thing. It’s just a testament to what hard work can do for you. Hopefully there’s more of this to come, not just for myself, but for the Redskins in general.”
Cousins attended the event because he was nominated for the GMC Never Say Never Moment of the Year award for his role in the Redskins’ comeback win against Baltimore on Dec. 9. Cousins had to quarterback several plays on the game-tying touchdown drive that day because Griffin sprained the lateral collateral ligament in his right knee." Read more...