Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 11/20/14
The starting running back for the Washington Redskins, Alfred Morris, has become the focus of attention, a "media darling", if you will.This attention is well-deserved and it is this author's hope that such attention does not diminish Morris' production on the field.In 2010, Redskins owner Dan Snyder opened his famously generous checkbook to hire "yet another" big-name head coach, Mike Shanahan.When this was announced, Redskins fans the world over had one thought in common, "Here we go again."It was tough in the early going, no doubt. Shanahan had to clean up the horrific mess the Washington Redskins had become. I am fairly certain that one caveat of accepting such a daunting task, was that Snyder, quite honestly, "Just butt out and let your coach do his job."I envision a scene similar to the one in the movie "The Replacements" where head coach Jimmy McGinty (played by Gene Hackman), upon being offered the coaching job of the fictional Washington Sentinels, tell the owner, "I want t...
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