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.
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Few are buying the reasoning of Mike Shanahan in his decision to bench Donovan McNabb, which raised plenty of eyebrows at NFL Network.
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.
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.
One player I’m very intrigued by right now is Ryan Torain in Washington.
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.
Albert Haynesworth is playing more, and in doing so is also drawing positive feedback from Redskins coach Mike Shanahan.
The underperforming running game of the Redskins is surrounded by more questions than answers.
Ryan Torain could see his fantasy value rise if he continues to see carries for the Redskins.
Posted: Tuesday, September 21st, 2010 | Frank Tadych Tags: Brian Westbrook, Chad Simpson, Clinton Portis, Keiland Williams, Kyle Shanahan, Larry Johnson, Mike Shanahan, Washington Redskins, willie parker
The running game has been anemic in Mike Shanahan’s first season in Washington.
Posted: Sunday, September 19th, 2010 | Frank Tadych Tags: Andre Johnson, Antonio Brown, Antonio Gates, Brett Favre, Chad Ochocinco, Chris Johnson, Clay Matthews, Curly Lambeau, David Garrard, Doak Walker, Donovan McNabb, Elvis Grbac, Jahvid Best, Joe Flacco, LeSean McCoy, Lynn Chandois, Mark Sanchez, Marvin Harrison, Matt Schaub, Michael Vick, Mike McCarthy, Mike Shanahan, Mike Tomlin, Mike Williams, Randy Moss, Shannon Sharpe, Troy Polamalu, Vinny Testeverde, Wes Welker
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.
Posted: Thursday, September 16th, 2010 | Frank Tadych Tags: A.J. Smith, Bruce Allen, Frank Tadych, Mike Shanahan, Minnesota Vikings, San Diego Chargers, Seattle Seahawks, St. Louis Rams, Vincent Jackson, Washington Redskins, Zygi Wilf
One result of the ruling on Vincent Jackson’s current NFL suspension is that it will likely accelerate the timeline for a potential trade.
Donovan McNabb is throwing his public support behind the embattled Albert Haynesworth.
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.
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.