Washington Redskins quarterback Colt McCoy has been announced as the team’s starter for Monday Night Football.
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The Washington Redskins are set to face the Dallas Cowboys in a road game on Monday Night Football. They have kept their starting quarterback under wraps for the majority of the week.
However, the team announced on Monday that they will let starting quarterback Robert Griffin III continue to rest and throw Colt McCoy into the mix.
McCoy had filled in last week for Kirk Cousins, who was benched for committing multiple turnovers in his stint as a starter. Cousins became a full-time starter in Week 3 after Griffin dislocated his ankle.
Although he was in limited action and against a bad Tennessee Titans team, McCoy looked promising as he threw for 128 yards and a touchdown on 11-of-12 passing.
The Redskins are also expected to possibly sit Griffin out next week as well since the Redskins have a bye approaching in Week 10.
McCoy will face a major test against the Cowboys, who have greatly improved on defense and continue to have a prolific offense.