The first trip to AT&T Stadium, for Kirk Cousins, came during his rookie season with Washington, when he was Robert Griffin III’s backup and still years away from the questions about his fitness for big games that will follow him to north Texas this weekend.
“I was a rookie in 2012,” he said this week. “We played on Thanksgiving Day, and obviously back then some of these other great stadiums like the one we play in hadn’t been built. So that was the first of its kind in some ways. It was a special day. Obviously playing on Thanksgiving Day, too, as a rookie, you are taking that in for the first time as well.