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On this week’s edition of “The Mike Shanahan Coach’s Show,” head coach Mike Shanahan sat down with hosts Larry Michael and Charles Mann to discuss the states of the Redskins.
Among the various topics of conversation, the issue of Redskins legacy came up with the current players. Michael related a story about rookie receiver Leonard Hankerson not knowing who Sonny Jurgensen was, but later finding him downstairs reading up on the history mural.
Shanahan surmised that some players were better than others at learning the team history, but that it was a process that takes place over time.
“Sometimes you get these young players that are in their own world, they’ve been in college,” he explained. ”And all of a sudden when they get to be pro athletes, they realize that, ‘This is not just about me. This is about a team, this is about an organization. Let’s take a look at the history. Let’s take a look at the people that have really kind of paved the way for us, to have the oppo
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The Washington Redskins have put cornerback Phillip Buchanon on season-ending injured reserve.
Buchanon has been troubled by neck and knee problems and appeared in only two games this season after being suspended for the first four games for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances.
This was his second season with Washington and 10th in the league.
Coach Mike Shanahan said Trent Williams was limited in practice Friday, but he would not rule out the Redskins’ second-year left tackle for Sunday’s game against San Francisco. Shanahan said Williams will be a game-time decision.
>> Tight end Fred Davis, safety Oshiomogho Atogwe and cornerback Phillip Buchanon will be listed as questionable for Sunday’s contest, Shanahan...
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Mike Shanahan has been the head coach of the Washington Redskins for 23 games.
During that time, he’s utilized three different quarterbacks — Donovan McNabb, Rex Grossman and John Beck.
Because I’m apparently a masochist, I went back and crunched the numbers those three gentlemen racked up during their time with the Shanahan clan, [...]
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The 49ers already are the first West Coast team since 1996 to win three games in the Eastern time zone, and Sunday they can become the first San Francisco team to start 4-0 on the road since 1992 when they face the host Washington Redskins. NinersDigest identifies the keys to the game and what the 6-1 Niners need to do to beat the Redskins and match their best start since 1997.
The Washington Redskins were shut out last week, and shut out in the first half this week, too — until Graham Gano finally got them on the board on the last play before halftime. Gano booted a 59-yard field goal as time expired on the second quarter, and the Redskins are finally on the board…
The San Francisco 49ers were able to beat the Washington Redskins easily. Does Washington still have a chance to make the playoffs?
When he reviewed the play of his defensive line during the 2010 season, Washington Redskins defensive coordinator Jim Haslett came to the conclusion that the unit wasn’t as effective as it should have been. A big reason for that, Haslett realized, was the linemen wore down as they reached the homestretch.
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The Washington Redskins placed cornerback Phillip Buchanon on injured reserve with neck and knee injuries.
Somehow, in a week that saw both Redskins fans and Mickey Rourke embracing Rex Grossman, the weirdest Redskins story of the week did not involve a disgraced former quarterback. No, it involved a disgraced former lobbyist.
Yes, that’s right, Jack Abramoff has a Redskins connection, and was a FedEx Field suite holder, which he detailed in his new book. Via TPM via Huff Post:
What if Kevin Durant played for the Washington Redskins, is apparently the new what if LeBron James played for the Cleveland Browns.
After dominating the random flag football game he recently played in as quarterback and defensive back, scoring four touchdowns and picking off three passes. Panini America decided to have some fun with the KD football madness and designed this Durant...
The way the 49ers defense is playing these days, there was no way they could've lost to the Washington Redskins' meager and motley bunch on Sunday, just no way.
We all know what the D.C. media says about the Redskins, but what’s going on behind enemy lines? During the season, we’re going to head over to the opposing side and look in on the game chatter in preparation for that week’s match up.
This week we’re checking out what the 49ers and the San Francisco media are saying about the Redskins.
The media says…
“The 49ers should...