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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.
Grossman and Beck have the two worst quarterback ratings in the NFC.
Shanahan says Beck will have to go through ''growing pains'' as he gains more experience. He also says he needs to give his quarterbacks a better ''supporting cast.''
Washington plays at Miami on Sunday.
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The inescapable storyline of this week’s game is that John Beck is returning to face the Dolphins, a team that once thought he was their quarterback of the future. Now with his third team, Beck is looking for his first win as a pro, in the city where it all began four years ago.
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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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DAVIE, Fla. -- There's talk heading into Sunday's game at Sun Life Stadium about being winless.
But it isn't the Miami Dolphins who have that big zero in front of them anymore. They took care of that with a 31--3 rout at Kansas City last Sunday.
It's Washington Redskins quarterback John Beck, who is 0--7 in seven career starts.
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Going up against his former team, John Beck looks to help the Redskins avoid
losing a fifth consecutive game for the first time in 10 years.
As the Washington Redskins begin the second half of the season, Kyle Shanahan’s unit very much remains a work in progress, and the offensive coordinator admittedly still is experimenting with how to best tailor the system to the strengths of quarterback John Beck.
Although the offense has managed only a total of 31 points in the three games that Beck has started, Shanahan described...
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.
1. Is this the game it clicks for John Beck? He steadily regressed from his relief appearance against Philadelphia to the 10-sack Buffalo game, but he was better last week. Coaches believe experience will help him better find open receivers and throw on time. 2. Are the Redskins able to ...
After dusting off Matt Cassel, Miami should be able to rough up John BeckPhoto Credit: Keith Allison
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