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Doc Walker had some fairly critical comments about John Beck during Sunday’s Redskins Radio Network broadcast, suggesting immediately after the game that Rex Grossman would have given the team a better chance to win.
Almost a full 24 hours later, Walker appeared on ESPN 980’s morning-after Skins show, and by that point his comments had intensified.
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John Beck has now started seven NFL games, and played in nine. He’s still never participated in a win.
Who are some other quarterbacks with similar streaks? Well, according to the Elias Sports Bureau, Beck is now tied for the most starts without a win of any NFL quarterback since Brodie Croyle, who lost all 10 of his carer starts with the Chiefs. (He’s currently a free agent...
Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said Sunday he is sticking with John Beck as his starting quarterback despite Beck’s struggles. Shanahn said he still believes in the fifth-year pro.
Beck said Monday said that he believes his teammates remain confident in him as well, and that even if they don’t, he believes in himself.
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New Skins WR David Anderson did Coco’s dance once. [Krem's Sports]
Mike Shanahan has a hard time saying the Redskins are rebuilding. [Bog]
First-half John Beck needs to play more like second-half Beck. [Fatpickled]
Five observations from Redskins-49ers, if you dare. [The Insider]
You’ve got to respect this homemade Sav Rocca jersey. [Bog]
Haynesworth was benched during Sunday’s...
Mike Shanahan isn't backing down when he says he's stakes his reputation on Washington Redskins quarterbacks Rex Grossman and John Beck.
Shanahan made that statement after the first training camp practice in July.
So far, the two have yet to justify the coach's faith. Grossman was benched after committing 11 turnovers in five starts, and Beck is 0-3 since taking over...
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John Beck has been so bad since taking over the starting quarterback role for the Washington Redskins, that he’s rewriting history.
One week after a Mike Shanahan-coached team was shut out for the first time in his 18-year career, Beck’s inability to [...]
Washington Redskins quarterback John Beck on Sunday faces the team that drafted him out of BYU back in 2007, made him a starter with four games left in his rookie season and then basically gave up on him the following year.
Beck said he doesn’t really have any fond memories of his time with the Miami Dolphins, with whom he spent 2008 as a backup before the team cut him the following...
Once one in a long line of quarterbacks meant to fill the void, John Beck was cast aside by the Dolphins, and is looking for his first win this week against them.
For years and years as an NFL coach or coordinator, Mike Shanahan was hailed as an ''offensive genius.''
At the moment, there's very little going right on that side of the ball for his Washington Redskins.
Still, Shanahan announced after a 19-11 loss to the San Francisco 49ers that he's sticking with John Beck as Washington's starting quarterback, rather...