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Mike Shanahan says Kirk Cousins is better than John Elway at this point in his career

Many fans and analysts alike questioned former Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan for the team’s decision to draft two quarterbacks in 2012. The team had already given up three first-round draft picks and a second-rounder to the Rams to select Robert Griffin III with the second overall pick, yet they elected to take Cousins as well in the fourth round. Judging by what we know now...
Via The Sports Daily
September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Shanahan: Everyone was trying to steal signals

    The New England Patriots may have broken NFL rules by filming opposing coaches on the sidelines during games several years back, but they weren’t the only team that worked diligently in an attempt to steal signals. Mike Shanahan is one of a number of former NFL players and coaches who have confirmed that. During an appearance on “The Dan Patrick Show” Wednesday,...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Shanahan: Kirk Cousins will be a top-10 NFL QB

    Mike Shanahan was the coach of the Washington Redskins when the team drafted Kirk Cousins in the fourth round of the 2012 NFL Draft. From the sound of it, Shanahan believes the pick was a steal for his former team. After Cousins was named Washington’s starting quarterback on Monday, Shanahan has some extremely high praise for the former Michigan State star. “Kirk...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Five NFL stories everyone missed during the holiday weekend

This past weekend, Americans did something they rarely do: They took a break from football. Instead of obsessing over every nuggets of news that came out about the NFL, the country turned its collective attention toward other activities during Memorial Day weekend. While people were paying attention to barbecues, camping trips and fireworks, however, there were still some things...
Via cover32
May 25, 2015  |  Discuss

2014 Washington Redskins Season and Schedule Outlook

After going 10-6 in 2012 and making the playoffs the Redskins saw a huge drop off in 2013. The Redskins went 3-13 in 2013 and never fully lived up to their preseason expectations because of an unhealthy Robert Griffin 3. Washington saw issues with coaches, players and even more dispute on whether they should change their names or not. The 2013 season was one to forget for Washington...
Via Football Nation
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Kyle Shanahan wants Ravens OC job...

It makes sense in a lot of ways... Kyle Shanahan would be a good philosophical fit for a team which wants to reestablish its running game. reported on Wednesday that Shanahan is interviewing for the OC job in Baltimore.  NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday that the Baltimore Ravens have interviewed Shanahan for their vacant offensive coordinator position...
Via Ravens Football Machine
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins promote tight ends coach McVay to offensive coordinator

The Washington Redskins have promoted Sean McVay to offensive coordinator, a move expected after Jay Gruden was hired last week as coach. McVay was one of the assistants retained after coach Mike Shanahan was fired earlier this month. He has spent four seasons with the Redskins, the last three as tight ends coach. The 27-year-old McVay began is NFL coaching career in 2008 as an...
Via AP on Fox
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Jay Gruden The Perfect Fit For The Washington Redskins

The Washington Redskins have hired Jay Gruden as their new head coach to replace Mike Shanahan. Gruden will be the Redskins eighth head coach since owner Dan Snyder purchased the franchise in 1999.During the 2013 season under Shanahan, the Redskins went from first to worst finishing the season with a 3-13 record only a season after they won the NFC East division title. He was relieved...
Via Football Nation
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Statement by Daniel Snyder and Bruce Allen on Mike Shanahan. Next steps

Daniel Snyder, Washington Redskins Owner: “Redskins fans deserve a better result. We thank Mike for his efforts on behalf of the Redskins. We will focus on what it takes to build a winning team, and my pledge to this organization and to this community is to continue to commit the resources and talent necessary to put this team back in the playoffs.” Bruce Allen, GM: “We...
Via Redskins Hog Heaven
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Haynesworth: Snyder can't talk to players, per Shanahan's contract

The circus — or more accurately, tunnel of terror-like — atmosphere surrounding the Washington Redskins continues to help churn out story after damning story  as the organizational hierarchy continues to crumble under the weight of overbearing egos, infighting and overall dysfunction. Things came to a head earlier this week when head coach Mike Shanahan announced […]The post...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

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