Kirk Cousins, quarterback of the NFC East leading Washington Redskins, is seeking to protect the “You Like That” phrase. According to an application filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark office, Cousins is the individual applicant and is seeking trademark protections to utilize the “you like that” phrase on bumper stickers, decals, magnets, clothing and advertising.
Cousins coined the phrase to reporters after the greatest comeback victory in Washington Redskins history on October 25, 2015. Prior to this game the Redskins had won only 2 of 6 games. Kirk Cousins and the team were being berated in the media.
How did the phrase come about? The Redskins were trailing the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 24-0 in the first half. Cousins orchestrated multiple drives in the second half to lead the Redskins to a 31-30 victory. While heading into the locker room after the win, Cousins looked directly at the reporters and emphatically stated “You Like That”.
This past Sunday, December 20, 2015, fans serenaded Captain Kirk at FedEx Field with a chant of “you like that” after the Redskins 35-25 win over the Buffalo Bills. Cousins completed 22 of 28 passes for 319 yards and passed for four touchdowns. He also ran for another touchdown.
This Saturday the Redskins head to Philadelphia. A win over the Eagles and the Redskins make the playoffs and clinch the NFC East. Kickoff is at 8:25 p.m.
Yes Captain Kirk, We Like That!