For weeks it has been believed Sunday would be the final game Mike Shanahan would coach for the Washington Redskins.
Not only will Washington finish in the division cellar for a franchise-record fifth time in six seasons, it’s doing so in the NFC East, the second-worst of the NFL’s eight quartets. Only the absolutely awful AFC North, whose four teams are a staggering 16 games under .500, is worse than the NFC East, which is eight games below even.
The Washington Redskins have reached the point where they’re thankful for the smallest of mercies.
What’s the best way sort through all the reports being leaked from the Redskins’ locker room, to determine the source? Let’s ask one of the best – Mike Jones of the Washington Post – for advice on how to track down the culprit.
London Fletcher issued a call to Dan Snyder and Mike Shanahan to hash things while announcing his retirement, likely to take place following the 2013 season, on Wednesday.
If Kirk Cousins plays well enough the Redskins could easily get a high-round draft pick or find themselves with a new franchise quarterback. Right?! Hold the phone.
Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan says he has no plans to resign.
How bad is it for the Washington Redskins? Well, it’s worse than the Jim Zorn era according to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports.
The Washington Redskins had nothing to loose when Mike Shanahan decided to roll the dice and go for two and the win Sunday in Atlanta. Like much of the season, the decision didn’t work out.
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