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Kirk Cousins started off hot against the Raiders, completing his first three passes during a Redskins touchdown drive. And by the time the game was over he had a game unlike any other in team history.

Today, Cousins was rewarded for his efforts by being honored as the NFC Offensive Player of the Week.

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Cousins completed 25 of 30 passes (83.3 percent) for 365 yards with three touchdowns and no interceptions. He became the first Redskins quarterback ever with a completion percentage over 80, over 350 yards passing with at least three touchdowns and no interceptions in a game.

The fact that the Redskins upset the 2-0 Raiders on the Sunday night football national stage certainly helped him gain the honor as well.

Cousins joined Mark Rypien as the only Redskins who have won the NFC offensive Player of the Week four times.

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