Overrated, to overestimate the merits of; rate too highly
Such is the case of Washington Redskins back up quarterback Kirk Cousins.
Kirk Cousins is overrated. Drafted as a fourth-round pick in 2012, a total of three rounds after starter Robert Griffin III, Kirk Cousins expressed his willingness to be traded. Like any competitor, he wants the opportunity to compete and sitting behind RG3 doesn’t give him that opportunity.
As the Redskins shopped Cousins, they found what they expected…no one wants to give up a high draft pick.…
The Washington Redskins drafted David Amerson in the second round last year and just resigned DeAngelo Hall, but the depth has disappeared. The bottom-line is the cornerback position needs to be addressed in free agency and the draft this offseason.
So let’s start with the soon to be free agent cornerbacks in 2013.
- Charles Tillman: 32-year-old, Pro Bowl caliber veteran with some evidence that the years are catching up to him.
Trading Robert Griffin III sounds ludicrous, but hypothetically there are a number of arguments one can make on the benefits of trading him and keeping Kirk Cousins for the Washington Redskins.
1. The Redskins need draft picks
Trading away all of those picks to get RG3 looks like a Pyrrhic victory at this point. The Redskins have a lot of holes on offense and defense without the capital to fix them.…