Posted November 06, 2011 on AP on Fox
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 than going back to Rex Grossman. It was the fourth consecutive loss for the Redskins - they're 3-5 after starting 3-1 - and their only points before the closing 75 seconds Sunday came on Graham Gano's franchise-record 59-yard field goal on the final play of the first half. ''Right now, you take a look at the offense, it's tough to take. Tough to take for me,'' said Shanahan, whose son Kyle is Washington's offensive coordinator. Until last week's 23-0 loss to the Buffalo Bills, Mike Shanahan never had been blanked in 24 years' worth of NFL games as a head coach ...
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