Kirk Cousins does not embrace Creed with arms wide open

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Back in May, Kirk Cousins found himself on the receiving end of a fair amount of internet mockery when the Washington Redskins quarterback posted this tweet mentioning the commercially successful yet critically reviled band Creed:

So in an interview with, Cousins clarified that his tweet, which looked as if it outed the 28-year-old as an unabashed Scott Stapp fan, actually "got misconstrued a little bit" — "I don’t know it’s quite as big of a deal as people think it is."

So there it is. Taking Creed and Gollum down a notch with one decisive blow.