Kirk Cousins responded to a week of positive coverage, for once, by committing a huge blunder. His boner cost Washington a chance to get points; by inexplicably taking a knee with six seconds remaining, time ran out on the half—denying the Skins a shot at a quick touchdown and even the subsequent field goal opportunity.

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Jay Gruden said after the half that he called a pass play and that “I have no idea why Kirk took a knee.” Nobody does, including CBS/NFL Network’s Ian Eagle, who called it a butchering.

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