Quarterback Kirk Cousins #8 of the Washington Redskins warms up before a game against the New York Giants at FedExField on November 23, 2017 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

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Being Nerdy Makes Kirk Cousins a Perfect Franchise Quarterback

The Washington quarterback clearly has the game down to a science.

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Kirk Cousins is nerdy, obsessive and frugal. He has an office, he and his wife live with their in-laws during the winter to save money, he keeps photographs of journalists so that he always remembers their names, and he loves trivia and reading (and reviewing the books he’s reading and emailing those reviews to family). All this might seem a little different from a stereotypical quarterback, but it clearly works for the Washington star, who has the potential to earn the largest contract in NFL history. He takes his nerd-status and uses it to prepare for each game.

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