After leading his team to a 4-1 record in December and January -- throwing for 1,379 yards and 13 touchdowns --
The awards keep piling up for Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins.
It's Cousins' first Player of the Month award of his career, and the first for a Redskins quarterback since Todd Collins won the award in December 2007.
Cousins led the Redskins to a 4-1 record in December and January, throwing for a combined 1,379 yards with 13 touchdowns, and adding two rushing touchdowns. He led the NFL with a 127.3 passer rating in those games and was the only quarterback in the NFL with a 100-plus passer rating in all five games.
In the process, Cousins and the Redskins surged to the NFC East title, clinching Week 16 with a 38-24 victory over the Eagles in Philadelphia. They play host to the Green Bay Packers Sunday at FedExField in a 2015 NFC Wild Card Round matchup.
Cousins is the 13th player in Redskins history to win a Player of the Month award, joining Dexter Manley (defense; 1986), Earnest Byner (offense; 1990), Wilber Marshall (defense; 1991), Gary Clark (offense; 1991), Marshall again (defense; 1992), Pat Eilers (special teams; 1993), Terry Allen (offense; 1996), Matt Turk (special teams; 1997), Marcus Washington (defense; 2005), Collins (offense; 2007), Clinton Portis (offense; 2008) and London Fletcher (defense; 2012).