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Kirk Cousins is anti-cats and anti-karaoke, but pro-protests in SI gameshow

Kirk Cousins is anti-cats and anti-karaoke, but pro-protests in SI gameshow

We know more about Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins today than ever before thanks to a hilarious game show vignette filmed for Sports Illustrated

The segment, called "You Like That?!", asks Cousins to weigh in on a trio of non-sports topics. 

The first was cats, specifically their inclusion in the famed Westminster Dog Show. Cousins is a well-known dog lover and adoption advocate, but he took a surprisingly anti-cat stance when asked for his opinion. 

"I don't like that," he said, shaking his head. "I'm not a cat guy to begin with, and it's the Westminster Dog Show, so let's keep dogs in the show, not cats."

Ahh, very revealing. 

Next up: Does he like karoake? SI host Maggie Gray mentioned that he used to be in a band in high school. Still, Cousins admitted he avoids karaoke. 

"You know, I really don't like it. When I go to restaurants and karaoke is playing, I never really step in and get involved," he said. "It's fun to watch other people make a fool of themselves, but I stay out of it so I'm going to say I don't like that."

Cousins seems reserved at times, so this answer doesn't come as much of a surprise. The next question, however, did. 

Gray switched gears from cats and karaoke to the political protests going on in Washington, D.C. 

When she asked whether he "liked" the protests, the Redskins quarterback gave a diplomatic, patriotic answer.

"Well, I like it because I think it's our right as citizens," he said matter-of-factly.

"If you don't like protests and you've got a problem with it, then you've got to check the constitution and what it says and what our country's built on. So I'm going to say I like it and I like the people who are exercising the right to free speech. It's a great country that we have the ability to do that."

It's hard to know if he rehearsed that answer, but it strikes a perfectly a-political tone. And it's plain that Cousins has thought about the issue before. 

Please take a moment to watch the full segment. It's hilarious and well produced. 

https://twitter.com/si_nfl/status/829750473775210498

So there you have it, Redskins fans: Cousins is anti-cat and anti-karaoke, but appreciates a good protest. 

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Report: Trent Williams' dogs killed neighbor's dog

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Report: Trent Williams' dogs killed neighbor's dog

Trent Williams is defending his dogs after neighbors of a home registered to him in Missouri City, Texas say the Redskins' lineman's dogs brutally killed their dog.

The neighbor's dog, Sandy, according to reports, died after being mauled and dragged under an iron fence on their own property. 

According to Williams, the attack began after Sandy instigated conflict with one of Williams' smaller pets. Williams felt his dogs did nothing wrong and said the animals were defending the smaller dog, who is fighting for its life after $5,000 in medical bills. 

Williams told FOX 26 Houston that the situation was "dogs doing what dogs do."

In comments to local television stations, Sandy's owner's described how they found their dog.

"I found my dog halfway ripped apart, head and one leg on the other side of the fence, two of those stakes ripped through the body and one leg just dangling," said Jerry Flowers.

"They drug her head through the fence," Linda Flowers said. "Half of her body was through the wrought iron fence."

Animal control and local police are no longer investigating the incident according to ABC 13. Williams was not cited for the incident.

Williams is on the non-football injury list for the Washington Redskins after ending his holdout halfway through the season. 

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Once the Redskins Ironman, Ryan Kerrigan moved to injured reserve

Once the Redskins Ironman, Ryan Kerrigan moved to injured reserve

The Redskins moved outside linebacker Ryan Kerrigan to the injured reserve after he injured his calf last week against Green Bay. He will miss the remainder of the season. 

Kerrigan had started every game for Washington since 2011 until just three weeks ago, one of the most impressive streaks in the NFL at 139 straight starts. 

He missed the Panthers game due to a concussion, was able to come back from the Packers game and then hurt his calf. 

After three straight seasons with double-digit sacks, Kerrigan’s numbers were down this year. He will finish the season with just 5.5 sacks after posting 37 over the last few years. 

Dexter Manley holds the Redskins franchise record with 91 sacks. After bringing down Aaron Rodgers last week in Green Bay before his injury, Kerrigan got to 90 sacks. 

If he comes back healthy in 2020, Kerrigan would look prime to break the franchise record. He will be in the last year of his contract, however, and will account for nearly $12 million against the salary cap.

Should Washington release Kerrigan, which was once unthinkable, it would carry no salary cap hit. 

To replace Kerrigan on the active roster the Redskins signed Caleb Wilson from the Cardinals practice squad.

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