Posts Tagged ‘Mike Shanahan’

Was pulling McNabb the right call?

NFL Network analysts Charles Davis, Torry Holt, Mike Mayock and Solomon Wilcots take their turn dissecting the odd set of circumstances at play in Washington, and if Mike Shanahan’s decision to pull McNabb was the right call.

Sanders: Makes no sense to disrespect McNabb

Few are buying the reasoning of Mike Shanahan in his decision to bench Donovan McNabb, which raised plenty of eyebrows at NFL Network.

Redskins pull McNabb late against Lions

When the Redskins had one last chance to defeat the Lions in Detroit on Sunday, they chose to do so without starting QB Donovan McNabb.

Portis vows he’ll return this season

We’ve read some speculation that Clinton Portis could be out much longer than the four-to-six weeks that has been suggested by Redskins coach Mike Shanahan.

Torain could be next great find by Shanahan

One player I’m very intrigued by right now is Ryan Torain in Washington.

Torain looks even better now

Make your waiver claim for Redskins RB Ryan Torain right now — assuming your league still as the NFL.com default on Wednesday night. Because coach Mike Shanahan just announced that Clinton Portis is out for an expected four-to-six weeks with a groin separation.

Shanahan pleased with effort from Haynesworth

Albert Haynesworth is playing more, and in doing so is also drawing positive feedback from Redskins coach Mike Shanahan.

Portis has ‘no idea’ about role with Redskins

The underperforming running game of the Redskins is surrounded by more questions than answers.

We have a Ryan Torain sighting!

Ryan Torain could see his fantasy value rise if he continues to see carries for the Redskins.

Redskins still searching for answers on ground

The running game has been anemic in Mike Shanahan’s first season in Washington.

Noteworthy nuggets from Week 2

With Week 2 almost in the books, here’s a look at a few key statistics and notable numbers from Sunday’s action from George Li on the NFL Network research desk.

Four teams have been linked to Vincent Jackson

One result of the ruling on Vincent Jackson’s current NFL suspension is that it will likely accelerate the timeline for a potential trade.

McNabb: ‘Skins can’t win without Haynesworth

Donovan McNabb is throwing his public support behind the embattled Albert Haynesworth.

Haynesworth goes the distance in preseason finale

Mike Shanahan gave the starters the night off in the Redskins’ preseason finale against the Cardinals. It was no such night off for Albert Haynesworth.

Parker, Johnson could both be on Redskins’ bubble

One of the preseason rumors surrounding the Redskins’ backfield competition is that RB Willie Parker could be in danger of not making the final roster. The latest is that fellow veteran Larry Johnson might be in the same position.

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