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Callum Ferguson will captain a South Australia squad lacking experience during this years Matador Cup. Cheap Coyotes Jerseys . The Redbacks lost the final to New South Wales last year but this year will be without several key players - captain Travis Head, legspinner Adam Zampa, and fast bowlers Daniel Worrall and Joe Mennie - who are part of Australias ODI squad in South Africa.As a result, South Australias 14-man group for the one-day campaign includes five uncapped players. Fast bowler Wes Agar, the brother of Australia spinner Ashton Agar, is a chance to make his debut for the Redbacks having signed a rookie contract with them this year, while there could also be one-day debuts for Jake Weatherald, Michael Cormack, Cameron Valente and Nick Benton.The only players with significant one-day experience in the South Australia squad are Ferguson, Tom Cooper, Kane Richardson, Alex Ross and Tim Ludeman. The tournament will mark the return to cricket for Ferguson after he suffered a serious knee injury in December. Remarkably, he has only captained South Australia once before - in a solitary one-day game in 2007.The team loses significant experience due to four Australian players being absent and we will look to Callum and other senior players to lead the way on and off the ground, South Australias general manager of high performance Tim Nielsen, said. We couldnt be more pleased about having our players represent Australia, and its a huge opportunity for our squad to compete hard and continue their development from last season.South Australia squad Callum Ferguson (capt), Wes Agar, Tom Andrews, Nick Benton, Alex Carey, Tom Cooper, Michael Cormack, Alex Gregory, Jake Lehmann, Tim Ludeman, Kane Richardson, Alex Ross, Cameron Valente, Jake Weatherald. White Coyotes Jerseys . PAUL, Minn. Coyotes Jerseys For Sale . 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He had a very good year last year, but maybe people are wondering if he can do it again.Cousins was at his best when he was in prove-it mode in college and finds himself in a similar position as the Washington Redskins new franchise quarterback. A fourth-round pick in 2012, Cousins sat behind Robert Griffin III before winning the starting job a year ago. Cousins is unquestionably No. 1 but didnt get the long-term deal he wanted.Cousins is playing this season with the franchise tag -- which means a pretty good raise to $19.95 million -- and said he isnt lying awake at night worrying about his future. Instead, hes focused on the next step of becoming more consistent and earning a contract and elite status in the NFL.I had a four-year deal as a rookie, but it didnt feel like a four-year deal -- it felt like a one-day deal every single day I was here, Cousins said. I dont think things have changed a whole lot in that regard. Ive got to go out there and prove myself each and every game of every season. When you do that, I think the rest will take care of itself.At 28, Cousins has made the Redskins his team in his own way, less flashy than Griffin except for his demonstrative celebrations in games and on the practice field. He wants the Redskins to be the San Antonio Spurs of the NFL: somewhat boring and without drama but unflinchingly successful.While Cousins aims to get the job done without much fanfare, teammates and coaches see a defiant confidence in him. Coach Jay Gruden believes its at an all-time high but without cockiness.He also understands hes got a lot of work to do and hes not afraid to put the work in, Gruden said. Hes a gym rat, hes a film rat. Thats just what you need to be a successful quarterback in this league.The great quarterbacks are that way in ttheir first year and in their 15th year. Adidas Coyotes Jerseys. Thats the way you have to be at the position, and hes got the mental makeup to be a great one.Cousins believes hes better than he was a year ago -- I dont know how to measure it, but you give me a measuring system and maybe I can tell you, he said. Quarterbacks coach Matt Cavanaugh points to a comeback victory against Tampa Bay last season as a moment of growth for Cousins, who he said has the knowledge of the offense down and is working on different cadences, fakes and targets.Now Michigan States co-offensive coordinator, Warner sees Cousins more comfortable and willing to take off and run with the ball. Just as Cavanaugh believes no quarterback turns pro knowing how to do it all, Cousins remains a work in progress.The good thing about him is hes not content, Cavanaugh said. He sees a lot more improvement to be made, and thats what hes striving for. Being on the bench watching is OK, but theres nothing like getting your reps and making something happen to start to believe in yourself.Cousins threw for 29 touchdowns and a franchise-record 4,166 yards and had a league-best completion percentage of 69.8 in his first season as the starter. That made the Redskins decision to start him over Griffin look like a smart move.Not having to win the job at training camp, Cousins looked more relaxed and appeared to be having more fun.The biggest thing thats changed has been his confidence, running back Chris Thompson said. I think for him, also, its sort of a relief now because he knows hes the guy. At some point in their career, every quarterback wants to feel that because then the nerves sort of go away and theyre able to relax a little bit.While relaxed, Cousins is far from complacent though he can be comfortable in his job status. 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