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  • This entire season, Kirk Cousinstook on the form of a fighter. He Donte Moncrief Jersey fought for the starting job in Washington. He fought for respect in the face of critics. And he fought for solace while his father battled cancer.So, after one of the best games of his career, Cousins turned to the man who has motivated and supported him from afar. Too sick to attend Redskins' games, Cousins' father, Don, was there Sunday for the first time this year to see his son throw four touchdown pa ses Scott Tolzien Jersey in the 47-14 win over the Saints at FedEx Field.MORE: Best photos from NFL Week 10 | Saints defense fails again | Week 10 scoreboardCousins exited the game early with the outcome in hand. But he kept that football tucked under his arm until after it was all over and he could run over, hug his father's neck and put the ball in his hands.According to the Orlando Sentinel, Don Cousins was diagnosed this summer with "metastatic squamous cell carcinoma.""To have him back was exciting, and then to have a game like that was a lot of fun, giving him the game ball," Cousins told Comcast SportsNet Erik Swoope Jersey . "And he just said, 'Thank you. Thanks for a great day.' It put a smile on his face. And it was special for our family."Cousins added: "It's been kind of tough, but it's part of life. And you just kind of work through it and trust God's plan."Cousins completed 20 of 25 pa ses for 324 yards, four Jack Mewhort Jersey scores and no interceptions. The Redskins added another 213 rushing yards. Matt Jones finished with 131 receiving yards and another 56 rushing. It was about as thorough of a game as you'll see from Washington.It was a near-ideal day for more reasons than one.