Coach Mike Shanahan said owner Daniel Snyder and GM Bruce Allen were "100 percent" on board with his decision to bench Robert Griffin III for the remainder of the season.
Jordan Reed (concussion) did not practice Wednesday.
A Redskins player says that "prevention of franchise quarterback getting hurt" was the explanation given in a team meeting regarding Robert Griffin III's benching.
According to the NFL Network, Robert Griffin III will be inactive for Sunday's game against the Falcons.
A high-ranking team official tells ESPN that Kirk Cousins will start Sunday's game against the Falcons.
According to FOX's Jay Glazer, the thinking inside the Redskins is that Mike Shanahan will start Kirk Cousins Sunday "unless RG3 is able to convince him otherwise."
NFL Network's Jeff Darlington reports Redskins coach Mike Shanahan has yet to inform Robert Griffin III if he'll be the team's Week 15 starter.
Redskins promoted RB Jawan Jamison from the practice squad.
The Washington Post reports Redskins owner Daniel Snyder has no plans to interfere with the team's Week 15 quarterback decision.
The Houston Chronicle's John McClain reports the Texans won't consider Mike Shanahan for their head-coaching vacancy if/when he's fired by the Redskins.
Redskins placed RB Evan Royster on injured reserve with an ankle injury, ending his season.
Redskins coach Mike Shanahan told reporters Monday he is considering starting Kirk Cousins in Week 15 against Atlanta.
Redskins coach Mike Shanahan was noncommittal Monday when asked whether Robert Griffin III will start in Week 15 against the Falcons.
The Washington Post reports owner Dan Snyder is exploring firing Mike Shanahan "with cause," which would take the Redskins off the hook for what's left on Shanahan's contract.
Speaking after Sunday's loss to the Chiefs, coach Mike Shanahan refused to name a starting quarterback for Week 15 against the Falcons.