The end is here as the Washington Redskins have fired head coach Mike Shanahan as many expected, according to the Washington Post.
Mike Shanahan and his staff have been fired.— Mike Jones (@MikeJonesWaPo) December 30, 2013
And now it's official:
#Redskins announced today that they have relieved Executive Vice President/Head Coach Mike Shanahan of his duties with the team.— Washington Redskins (@Redskins) December 30, 2013
Daniel Snyder's statement:
"Redskins fans deserve a better result. We thank Mike for his efforts on behalf of the Redskins. We will focus on what it takes to build a winning team, and my pledge to this organization and to this community is to continue to commit the resources and talent necessary to put this team back in the playoffs."
Redskins' candidate list likely to include Jay Gruden, Mike Zimmer, Lovie Smith. Redskins inquired through third party about David Shaw.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) December 30, 2013
We'll have more on this shortly.
The highlights of Shanahan's tenure in Washington can be seen below.
Redskins record under Shanahan:
Jan 4, 2010 - Snyder fires Jim Zorn
Jan 5, 2010 - Mike Shanahan signs a five year contract with the Washington Redskins.
Apr 1, 2010 - After meeting with Haynesworth, they decide to give him the $21 million bonus.
Apr 5, 2010 - Redskins trade two picks for Donovan McNabb
Apr 22, 2010 - Draft Trent Williams and Perry Riley
Apr 24, 2010 - Redskins trade Jason Campbell to OAK for 4th round pick in 2012 draft.
April, 2011 - Draft Kerrigan, Jenkins, Hankerson, Helu, Paul
July, 26, 2011 - Redskins trade McNabb to Vikings for late pick.
July, 26, 2011 - Redskins trade Haynesworth to Patriots for late pick.
Redskins re-sign Moss and Fletcher
- Blockbuster trade to acquire rights to 2nd pick
- Draft RGIII, Alfred Morris
- Sign Pierre Garcon, Josh Morgan
-No highlights this year.
- Redskins Next Head Coach Bracket: (1) Jay Gruden vs. (2) Greg Roman
- Redskins Next Head Coach Bracket: (4) Gregg Williams vs. (3) Mike Zimmer
- Redskins Next Head Coach Bracket: (1) Art Briles vs. (2) David Shaw
- (8) Todd Bowles vs (9) Kliff Kingsbury: Next Redskins Head Coach
- The Washington Redskins Next Head Coach Tournament (UPDATE)