Mason Crosby

Cousins, Redskins light up Packers in high-flying 42-24 rout

Kirk Cousins wondered early in the Washington Redskins' game against the Green Bay Packers if the wind would make it difficult.

Instead, Cousins gripped the ball tighter, ripped it into the air and threw for 375 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Redskins to a 42-24 victory Sunday night, Washington's sixth victory in eight games.

Handing the Packers (4-6) a potentially season-crushing fourth consecutive loss, Cousins outdueled two-time NFL MVP Aaron Rodgers and got the Redskins (6-3-1) rolling into a Thanksgiving showdown against the NFC East-leading Dallas Cowboys.

"Lights out," said DeSean Jackson, who had a 17-yard touchdown catch . "QB rating...

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