Found October 25, 2013 on Football Extra Points:
Whether you're a coach or a player, you always want to beat your former team. After the 2008 season, the Denver Broncos effectively told Mike Shanahan that he wasn't good enough and fired him. He compiled a 146-91 record and led the franchise to their only two Super Bowl victories, so getting the boot had to be brutal. Five years later, Shanahan finally gets his return trip to Mile High. Wanting to beat your old team is one thing. Having the team that can get the job done is another. Shanahan's Redskins are 2-4 and are coming off a wild win over the Chicago Bears. The offense won't be the issue going into this Sunday's game. Robert Griffin III finally looked his 2012 self in the shootout last week, Washington pounded the rock to the tune of 209 yards, and Jordan Reed looks like a real player at the tight end spot. Expect the offense to keep rolling against a bad Denver defense. The problem for Shanny's group has been and will be defense...
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