Report: Mike Shanahan did not want Colin Kaepernick

The future of Colin Kaepernick may have been the deciding factor for the San Francisco 49ers in choosing between Mike Shanahan and Chip Kelly. According to Jason Cole of Bleacher Report, one of the main reasons the 49ers went with Kelly over Shanahan was that Shanahan wanted to move on from Kaepernick. “The deciding factor for the 49ers was that they believed Shanahan did not...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: 49ers to choose between Shanahan, Kelly

The San Francisco 49ers will be making a very big splash when they decide who their next coach will be, according to a report. ESPN’s Adam Schefter has learned that the Niners are in the process of choosing between Chip Kelly and Mike Shanahan. A decision is expected by Friday. 49ers expected to choose between Chip Kelly and Mike Shanahan for their next HC, per league sources...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Mike Shanahan to have second interview with Dolphins

The Miami Dolphins are at least planning to interview interim head coach Dan Campbell for their full-time coaching position, but it sounds like they have their sights set on a bigger, more proven name. Alex Marvez of FOX Sports reports that Mike Shanahan will meet with the Dolphins for an interview on Tuesday. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the meeting will be the second between...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Mike Shanahan says Kirk Cousins is better than John Elway at this point in his career

Many fans and analysts alike questioned former Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan for the team’s decision to draft two quarterbacks in 2012. The team had already given up three first-round draft picks and a second-rounder to the Rams to select Robert Griffin III with the second overall pick, yet they elected to take Cousins as well in the fourth round. Judging by what we know now...
Via The Sports Daily
September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Shanahan: Everyone was trying to steal signals

The New England Patriots may have broken NFL rules by filming opposing coaches on the sidelines during games several years back, but they weren’t the only team that worked diligently in an attempt to steal signals. Mike Shanahan is one of a number of former NFL players and coaches who have confirmed that. During an appearance on “The Dan Patrick Show” Wednesday, Shanahan said...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Kyle Shanahan wants Ravens OC job...

It makes sense in a lot of ways... Kyle Shanahan would be a good philosophical fit for a team which wants to reestablish its running game. NFL.com reported on Wednesday that Shanahan is interviewing for the OC job in Baltimore.  NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday that the Baltimore Ravens have interviewed Shanahan for their vacant offensive coordinator position...
Via Ravens Football Machine
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins promote tight ends coach McVay to offensive coordinator

The Washington Redskins have promoted Sean McVay to offensive coordinator, a move expected after Jay Gruden was hired last week as coach. McVay was one of the assistants retained after coach Mike Shanahan was fired earlier this month. He has spent four seasons with the Redskins, the last three as tight ends coach. The 27-year-old McVay began is NFL coaching career in 2008 as an...
Via Associated Press
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Jay Gruden The Perfect Fit For The Washington Redskins

The Washington Redskins have hired Jay Gruden as their new head coach to replace Mike Shanahan. Gruden will be the Redskins eighth head coach since owner Dan Snyder purchased the franchise in 1999.During the 2013 season under Shanahan, the Redskins went from first to worst finishing the season with a 3-13 record only a season after they won the NFC East division title. He was relieved...
Via Football Nation
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Statement by Daniel Snyder and Bruce Allen on Mike Shanahan. Next steps

Daniel Snyder, Washington Redskins Owner: “Redskins fans deserve a better result. We thank Mike for his efforts on behalf of the Redskins. We will focus on what it takes to build a winning team, and my pledge to this organization and to this community is to continue to commit the resources and talent necessary to put this team back in the playoffs.” Bruce Allen, GM: “We...
Via Redskins Hog Heaven
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Haynesworth: Snyder can't talk to players, per Shanahan's contract

The circus — or more accurately, tunnel of terror-like — atmosphere surrounding the Washington Redskins continues to help churn out story after damning story  as the organizational hierarchy continues to crumble under the weight of overbearing egos, infighting and overall dysfunction. Things came to a head earlier this week when head coach Mike Shanahan announced […]The post...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

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