What Mike Shanahan Could Do For the Washington Redskins

Posted: 18th December 2009 by Ben Aikey in NFL
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As reported on ESPN, the Redskins are talking to former Broncos head coach Mike Shanahan about taking the job in Washington. While Jim Zorn has not yet been fired, and this is all just speculation, I have to say it makes sense. Remember every time the Redskins have ever been contenders? What did they have? Answer: a balanced rushing attack, a solid starting quarterback, and a franchise receiver. Mike Shanahan is well-known for his teamsÆ ability to run the ball. With the Broncos, he had such running backs as Terrell Davis, Mike Anderson, Olandis Gary, Reuben Droughns, and Tatum Bell rush for over 1,000 yards in a single season. Not to mention current Redskins (and former Broncos) running back Clinton Portis. And as for the quarterback situation? Shanahan was fortunate to have a guy named ...

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