John Beck? Rex Grossman? Really? These are the QB’s that Mike Shanahan is betting his career on?
At first glance, it seems like Shanahan has lost it. Here is the end of his long, illustrious career. After a year with Washington, Shanahan is senile.
But this is the sole story coming out of the Redskins’ offseason. The amount of attention that the QB situation has received among NFL analysts is appalling. Mike Shanahan is no dummy. Jim Zorn was chased out-of-town after being ineffective. Zorn had an ultimatum by fans and Washington’s management to “win now” and couldn’t produce. Shanahan is doing something different, he’s rebuilding a team. And it’s long overdue. (more…)