Originally posted on Shutdown Corner  |  Last updated 11/13/11
This week, the Titanic's deck chairs will form a triangle. Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan once said that he was staking his reputation on the quarterbacking acumen of Rex Grossman and John Beck. Many skeptical and cynical Redskins fans may have wondered at the time just how much of a reputation Shanahan had left to risk. And after a half-season in which his team has fallen to 3-5 and lost four straight, Shanahan may figure that he has nothing left to lose. So, less than a month after benching Grossman in the middle of a four-interception nightmare against the Philadelphia Eagles, the coach has reversed course and gone back to his mercurial one-time starter. Jason La Canfora of NFL.com was the first to report that Grossman will get the starting nod when the Redskins face the 1-7 Miami Dolphins at Miami's Sun Life Stadium. Beck, the man who replaced Grossman in that Eagles game and in the next  contests, did very little to prove to anyone that he could led an NFL offense with
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