Aaron Rodgers has been a Super Bowl champion and a two-time NFL MVP. He owns the best passer rating in league history. His Green Bay Packers are in the playoffs for the seventh consecutive season.
Kirk Cousins started a grand total of nine regular-season games entering this season, wasn't chosen as Washington's QB until a couple of weeks before the opener, and his only postseason experience to date consists of 10 passes as a backup in a loss three years ago.
Look at each of them now, though.
Heading into Sunday's playoff matchup between the wild-card Packers (10-6) and NFC East champion Redskins (9-7), Rodgers struggled through a poor-by-his-lofty-standards season,...