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Mike Shanahan

Leslie Frazier.  (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Black Monday: 5 NFL Coaches Fired Already

It didn’t take long.

12/30/2013

Mike Shanahan. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Redskins Fire Coach Shanahan After 3-13 Season

Mike Shanahan’s plan to restore order, professionalism and consistent success to the Washington Redskins disintegrated quickly in 2013, costing him his job Monday a day after the team finished a 3-13 season.

670 The Score–12/30/2013

Alfred Morris and Robert Griffin III. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Playbook: Defending The Redskins Play-Action Passing Game

Like the mesh point on a zone-read play, Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan has merged two styles of football – Bill Walsh’s West Coast offense, and Alex Gibbs’ zone-blocked running scheme – into nearly two decades of offensive success.

670 The Score–10/17/2013

Jay Cutler and Mike Shanahan in 2007.  (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Shanahan: Cutler Playing ‘The Way He Played For Me’

Just barely a month into his new job, Marc Trestman was still seeking all the information he could while attending the NFL Combine in Indianapolis last February.

670 The Score–10/16/2013

Mike Shanahan. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Cash, Passport Stolen From Shanahan’s Locker On Road Trip

When the Redskins lost 27-12 to the Steelers on Oct. 28., Washington head coach Mike Shanahan lost more than just a game.

670 The Score–11/15/2012

Jay Cutler takes a hit from Kareem Jackson. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Cris Collinsworth Spoke Irresponsibly About Concussions

And here I thought we had turned a corner in our understanding of the seriousness of brain injury, especially in what had appeared to be a newly enlightened – and legally threatened – NFL.

CBS Chicago–11/11/2012

Washington Redskins helmet.  (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Redskins’ Morgan Deals With Twitter Death Threats

Washington Redskins receiver Joshua Morgan felt the full downside of the social media age this week, receiving death threats and other venomous message on Twitter because of his fourth-quarter blunder in the loss to the St. Louis Rams.

670 The Score–09/19/2012

Robert Griffin III. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Durkin: Know Your Opponent – Washington Redskins

Against a banged-up, patchwork Redskins line, if the Bears are unable to get pressure on Griffin with their front four, it could be panic time in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–08/17/2012

Lovie Smith. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Silverman: Lovie’s A Top 10 Coach, But Not Elite

Here’s a look at our Top 10 going into the 2012 season with the key attributes of each man.

CBS Chicago–06/12/2012

Julius Peppers

Coaches Expect Players To Stay Ready During Lockout

The NFL might currently be split on many issues, but there’s one thing that all the coaches agree on, they fully expect for their players to be ready to go when the lockout ends.

03/22/2011

Jay Cutler

Memorable Quotes From The NFL Season

As the Bears head into a bye week, we couldn’t help but share with you some amusing quotes from the NFL season. Who said he was the best but didn’t want to say it? What did the Cowboys’ adviser have to say about the team’s $54,896 dinner? How did Jay Cutler feel about throwing four picks to DeAngelo Hall?

01/05/2011