• Source: Shanahan was ready to quit in '12

    Summary of 44 articles · Updated Dec 13, 2013
    • Report: Snyder not willing to buy out Shanahan and his staff

      When they say it’s not about the money, it’s usually about the money. When they don’t say anything, it’s definitely about the money. Redskins owner Daniel Snyder, who has remained silent during one of the most bizarre weeks of his oft-bizarre 14 years a…
    • Report: Snyder was the “impetus” for Griffin trade

      If Mike Shanahan isn’t talking to reporters off the record, someone committed to his version of reality is. The latest twist in the Godfather RGIII saga comes from Mike Silver of NFL Network, who reports that owner Daniel Snyder was the “impetus” for th…
    • Kyle Shanahan ‘disappointed’ by RG3 benching; Santana Moss says Kirk Cousins being set up to fail

      If you want to get a good idea of the vibe around the Washington Redskins these days, be sure to read Jay Busbee's excellent piece this week, which sums up the tenor depressingly.If you want to understand what is happening with the team, well, good luck…
      Source: yahoo.com
    • Santana Moss fears Cousins is being set up for failure

      We’ve heard plenty from the folks directly involved in and affected by the decision to shut Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III down for the season. We’re now hearing from members of the organization who are on the periphery. Receiver Santana Moss e…
    • Kyle Shanahan: 'I'm a good coordinator'

      ASHBURN, Va. – It wasn’t quite the same intensity of his father one day earlier. But offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan’s news conference Thursday lasted 22 minutes and included a few good nuggets, including a reminder to everyone – and perhaps future …
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Kyle Shanahan “disappointed” by decision to shut down Griffin

      One day after Redskins coach Mike Shanahan conducted a memorable press conference regarding his controversial decision to shut down quarterback Robert Griffin III, Shanahan’s son made it clear that he was among the naysayers. “You play your starting qua…
    • Esiason: Shanahan now going out swinging

      Sports Illustrated's Boomer Esiason believes that Mike Shanahan is sending a message by benching Robert Griffin III.
      Source: CNNSI.com
    • Mike Shanahan’s history with his Redskins quarterbacks

      During Wednesday’s truly riveting edition of “Redskins Press Conferences” (Episode title: “The One Where RGIII Gets Benched”), Mike Shanahan was asked how often he consults his possibly-estranged boss before making a decision. “I do ask it about a quart…
    • Double Coverage: Redskins at Falcons

      If you thought this season was bad for the Atlanta Falcons, take a look at what's happening with the Washington Redskins. Head coach Mike Shanahan is under fire. Second-year quarterback Robert Griffin III hasn't been himself. And the Redskins won't even…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Former Shanahan quarterbacks pile on

      With Redskins coach Mike Shanahan telling quarterback Robert Griffin III to take a seat for the rest of the season, a pair of former Shanahan quarterbacks have stood up and called out their one-time boss. “It’s not a fun situation and I feel for RG3 — a…
    • RGIII: I expressed my desire to play, but Shanahan shut me down for season

      Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III met the media on Wednesday afternoon for the first time since getting benched by coach Mike Shanahan this week. Griffin said that his job for the rest of the season is to help Kirk Cousins win games for the Redski…
    • Benching RG III can't just be about health

      ASHBURN, Va. -- For weeks, Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan preached patience with quarterback Robert Griffin III. After missing a full offseason following knee surgery, Shanahan knew Griffin needed two things: time and reps. And now, with Shanah…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Shanahan keeping quarterback decision secret, for now

      On Monday, Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said he’d let the media know “in the next couple of days” whether quarterback Robert Griffin III will remain the starter for the rest of the season. As of Tuesday night, Shanahan has said nothing. To anyone. Jeff …
    • Snyder, Shanahan playing high-stakes game of chicken

      Why does Mike Shanahan still have a job? There are seven millions reasons for it. Shanahan and owner Daniel Snyder currently are engaged in a high-stakes game of chicken regarding whether Shanahan will leave with or without a buyout of the final year of…
    • SI Now: When will the Redskins fire Mike Shanahan?

      There is almost no chance that Mike Shanahan remains the Redskins' coach, so when will his firing become official?
    • Shanahan mulls sitting RG III for rest of '13

      Mike Shanahan is still the coach of the Washington Redskins, but Robert Griffin III might not be the starting quarterback this week.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Shanahan ponders shutting Griffin down for the rest of the season

      As Washington coach Mike Shanahan mimics George Costanza trying to get fired by the Yankees so that he can work for another team and/or Costanza trying to get fired by Play Now so he can get a buyout, Shanahan could be poised to drop a giant ball of oil…
    • M. Shanahan Discuss QBs, Relationships

      (AP Image) The frustration from season-long inefficacy is no more apparent then the venomous headlines of various local publications’ websites and the tweets from reporters who spend their days living for Redskins news—both good and bad. Of course the b…
      Source: redskins.com
    • Mike Shanahan declines to discuss his job status

      Washington coach Mike Shanahan met the media today but declined to answer repeated questions about his status as the coach in Washington, now and in the future. As reporters pressed him about the fallout from the odd ESPN report claiming he had cleaned …
    • Silence from Snyder, Allen become deafening

      In nearly 24 hours since a report emerged that Redskins coach Mike Shanahan packed up his office and nearly quit in January 2013 before a playoff game, Shanahan has spoken about the situation (even if he really didn’t say much). Robert Griffin III has s…
    • Report: Texans not interested in Shanahan if he’s fired

      At the moment — and it’s early yet — Mike Shanahan is still the coach of the Redskins. But even if — or when — he’s not, he’s apparently not on the Texans’ wish list. According to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle, the Texans won’t pursue Shanahan e…
    • Upon Further Review: Redskins Week 14

      LANDOVER, Md. -- A review of four hot topics following the Washington Redskins' 45-10 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs: Shanahan’s status: As Monday began, Redskins coach Mike Shanahan remained employed. He looked exhausted or perhaps resigned to his fate…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Texans will not pursue Shanahan, but interested in Smith, Shaw, Whisenhunt

      I have seen so many lists and stories around the country about who the Texans are considering as Gary Kubiak’s replacement, and you can rule out a couple of prominent former and current coaches being mentioned. The Texans will not try to hire ESPN analy…
      Source: chron.com
    • Embarrassing loss probably signals the end of the Mike Shanahan era in Washington

      Gary Kubiak was Mike Shanahan's offensive coordinator for many years in Denver. This week, Kubiak became the first NFL coach fired. His longtime boss might be second. The Redskins melted down in a terrible and embarrassing loss to the Chiefs. They were …
      Source: yahoo.com
    • Storm brewing in D.C. (beyond the weather)

      It’s snowing at FedEx Field during the game between the Chiefs and Redskins. After the final gun sounds, there’s a chance that it will be raining “F” bombs. A league source who knows Redskins owner Daniel Snyder predicts that Snyder will be livid about …
    • Report: Shanahan was ready to leave Redskins in January

      In many American workplaces, an employee who fears being fired will quit pre-emptively. For an NFL coach, that maneuver comes with a cost. Specifically, the coach will say bye-bye to his buyout. For Redskins coach Mike Shanahan, the word emerging as he …
  • Record is same, experience is not

    ASHBURN, Va. -- They have the same record, but are going through a far different experience. Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan blamed the noise surrounding his team on their record and that’s partly true. But there’s little noise out of Atlanta, w…
    Source: ESPN.com
  • Great Shanahan press conference quotes

    The latest episode of “Redskins Press Conferences” aired Wednesday afternoon, and it was a special triple-episode. Building on the drama of Monday’s unsettling episode, which closely followed Sunday’s short-but-gripping episode, Wednesday’s program feat…
  • Mike Shanahan Admits To Lying To The Media All The Time

    Mike Shanahan was a little fired up at his press conference earlier today. That's understandable, considering the monumental shit storm that has descended on the Redskins' season. But the best part of the presser came when Shanahan, with one little admi…
    Source: deadspin.com
  • Redskins coach Mike Shanahan and Robert Griffin III show discord during their press conferences

    Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III wants to play in his team’s final three games. Coach Mike Shanahan said he believes benching Griffin is best for his quarterback’s long-term health.The rest of what occurred during their separate press …
    Source: yahoo.com
  • The game of chicken continues in D.C.

    It started as an homage to George Costanza’s effort to get fired by the Yankees. It quickly became an homage to Costanza’s effort to get fired by Play Now. It’s now become an homage to Costanza’s refusal to stop driving his former future in-laws to a no…
  • Mike Shanahan challenges Dave Owens to find the leaker

    For the second time in recent weeks, a strongly written but anonymously sourced report, coming from a national media outlet, made pretty startling claims about stuff that goes on inside Redskins Park shortly before a Redskins game. The first time — when…

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Mike Shanahan’s history with his Redskins quarterbacks
Source: Shanahan was ready to quit in '12
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Kyle Shanahan “disappointed” by decision to shut down Griffin
Double Coverage: Redskins at Falcons
Former Shanahan quarterbacks pile on
Shanahan still doesn’t deny ESPN report
Great Shanahan press conference quotes
Mike Shanahan talks Snyder and RG3 in epic press conference
RGIII: I expressed my desire to play, but Shanahan shut me down…
The game of chicken continues in D.C.
Shanahan keeping quarterback decision secret, for now
Snyder, Shanahan playing high-stakes game of chicken
Mike Shanahan challenges Dave Owens to find the leaker
Shanahan mulls sitting RG III for rest of '13
Shanahan ponders shutting Griffin down for the rest of the seas…
Mike Shanahan says he might shut down Robert Griffin III for re…
M. Shanahan Discuss QBs, Relationships
Mike Shanahan declines to discuss his job status
Silence from Snyder, Allen become deafening
Report: Texans not interested in Shanahan if he’s fired
End is near for Shanahan
Shanahan doesn’t deny ESPN report
Embarrassing loss probably signals the end of the Mike Shanahan…
Will Shanahan be fired at halftime?
Storm brewing in D.C. (beyond the weather)
Mike Shanahan was reportedly ready to quit because of Daniel Sn…
Report:  Shanahan was ready to leave Redskins in January