QB Colt McCoy - Washington Redskins
|6-1, 216||Born: 9-5-1986||College: Texas||Drafted: Round 3|
News you need to know
From the upgrade/downgrade report (Mon Nov 24): Don't laugh. McCoy was surprisingly solid vs. Dallas earlier this year, and Washington has a good schedule down the stretch, including Week 16 vs Philadelphia, the most generous pass defense in the league. Robert Griffin III is on the ropes, and at this point, McCoy would be a more trustworthy fantasy play. He's worth a pre-emptive add in deep leagues.
General News (Wed Nov 26): will start past Week 13 if he plays well, although the move may not be permanent.
General News (Wed Nov 26): According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the team will turn to Colt McCoy and bench Robert Griffin III for this week's game.
Week 13: at Indianapolis Colts
Detailed matchup analysis coming soon.
Recent Stats and Projections
Latest NewsRedskins | Colt McCoy could start past Week 13 (Wed Nov 26, 12:58 PM) - Updating a previous report, Washington Redskins QB Colt McCoy will start past Week 13 if he plays well, although the move may not be permanent. Our View: Once McCoy was announced as the starter, all bets were off for Robert Griffin III. Reports indicate he's still in the team's long-term plans, but this is also the same coach (Jay Gruden) who said that Griffin was starting in Week 13 on Monday. According Gruden, McCoy gives the team the best chance to win now.
link to story Redskins | Colt McCoy officially starting (Wed Nov 26, 09:33 AM) - Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III has officially been benched in favor of QB Colt McCoy in Week 13. Head coach Jay Gruden informed the team Wednesday, Nov. 26. Our View: The Griffin era may be coming to a close in Washington. Griffin's mechanics have been off this year, and that has been hurting his accuracy. His decision making has been poor as well. McCoy looked good in limited action this year, and his teammates loves him. In two appearances this year, McCoy has completed 85.7 percent of his passes. While some believe Griffin could still be a large part of their long-term plans, McCoy could remain the starter for the rest of the season.
link to story Redskins | Colt McCoy to start in Week 13 (Tue Nov 25, 11:35 PM) - The Washington Redskins are planning to start QB Colt McCoy in Week 13 against the Indianapolis Colts in place of struggling QB Robert Griffin III, according to a team source. link to story
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