Ben Standig

Washington Redskins Hand Cousins, Baker and Hopkins Player Of The Year Awards

The Washington Redskins named QB Kirk Cousins, DL Chris Baker and K Dustin Hopkins their players of the year.

The Washington Redskins announced their 2015 Player Of The Year winners Wednesday at the 55th annual Welcome Home Luncheon. Here's a look at the winners and all those in attendance.

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Dustin Hopkins made 25/28 field goals last year with a long of 54. The fourth year kicker gave Washington a sense of stability last season when signed after the team's first regular season game. Hopkins hopes to give the Redskins that long-term answer they've needed at kicker.

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Defensive Lineman Chris Baker had a career season that netted him 6 sacks and 3 forced fumbles. The 5th year lineman has become one of the ultimate team success stories after being an undrafted player from Hampton. Baker has developed into now a key piece on Washington's defensive front. 

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Of course, you can't hand out awards without giving your starting QB one while playing his favorite band's music! Kirk Cousins received the keys to the car that is the Washington Redskins late in preseason last year. Cousins would only go on to break several team passing records, throwing for over 4,000 yards and for 29 touchdowns. Not to mention, he lead the team to a division title and playoff berth. During his acceptance speech, Cousins credited his teammates for the success: "I need them more than they need me."

Here's more from the annual event, which included around two dozen alumni.

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Those in attendance had some fashionable shirts thanks to quarterback Kirk Cousins.

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Bonus coverage: There was also a little bit of stadium related news.

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Ben Standig in Tysons Corners and Neil Dalal contributed to this report

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