Jason La Canfora sounded off on Mike Shanahan shortly after the reports broke Wednesday that Kirk Cousins would start the remainder of the season, and Robert Griffin III will spend the last three games on the inactive list.
Minutes after Cousins and Grossman took the field to take the first- and second-string snaps in Ashburn today, the Redskins' sales...
Redskins players have been told Rex Grossman will backup newly named starter Kirk Cousins on Sunday, and Robert Griffin III will be deactivated, Jeff Darlington of NFL.com is reporting.
With the Shanahan Era seemingly winding down in Washington, now is probably a good time to take a walk down memory lane, and review the Junkies’ predictions for him when he arrived four years ago.
Redskins’ head coach Mike Shanahan found himself in a standoff with WUSA 9’s Dave Owens while addressing media in a press conference on Monday, and Owens chose not to back down until Shanahan answered the question.
Mike Shanahan doesn’t stand alone in thinking it’s reasonable to err on the side of caution with Robert Griffin III, and consider shutting him down for the rest of the season. Standing by him is former Redskin’s corner Shawn Springs.
It seems certain Mike Shanahan is out as head coach of the Redskins at the end of the season. Everyone knows it. But what if that theory has been misguided from the beginning, and the Shanahan can and should survive another year in Washington?
If he had it to do over again, Mike Shanahan would have pulled Robert Griffin III at halftime of the Redskins wild-card loss to the Seattle Seahawks last January.
If Jay Carney has had enough of the arduous role that is being the White House Press Secretary, Mike Shanahan, who might well be unemployed in 19 days, is surely up to the task.
Mike Shanahan said the decision to bench RGIII was made after consulting team owner Daniel Snyder and general manager Bruce Allen.