GLENDALE, Ariz. — With the losses mounting, first-year coach Jay Gruden recently conceded that the Washington Redskins are a team still searching for its identity.
After Sunday's mistake-filled 30-20 loss to the Arizona Cardinals, that identity had taken indisputable shape. The Redskins are a team with no shortage of offensive weapons but one that misfires with fatal frequency.
And backup quarterback Kirk Cousins is its chief liability.
After keeping Washington in contention through the first half and trailing just 14-13 at the break, Cousins short-circuited instead of rallying when it mattered most.
He threw three fourth-quarter interceptions to...