Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 11/6/12
As of the writing of this article, the Indianapolis Colts are 5-3.Nobody in the world gave the Colts a chance to win at least five games all season.Yet there they stand, quite a lot better than the 2-14 disaster from last year.Quarterback Andrew Luck has been a major reason for Indy's "surprise" record. Another reason?Coaching.Why bring this up in an article about the Washington Redskins? I can't possibly be saying that...No. I am absolutely NOT SAYING Washington's dismal 3-6 record is because of Robert Griffin III.I am saying that in the case of the Redskins and their vast under-performance, the problem is the coaching. Specifically, head coach Mike Shanahan. Is he the ONLY reason for Washington's pile of losses so far in 2012?Not directly, no. There have been an unholy amount of devastating injuries to the best, most crucial players on the Redskins. There has been an obscene number of points as well as offensive yards given up by the defense.Shanahan has had Washington in a positi...
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