Mike Shanahan fired by the Washington Redskins

Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

After four roller coaster seasons, Dan Snyder has decided to fire Mike Shanahan and void the fifth year of his contract. Here's a timeline of Mike Shanahan's tenure in D.C.

The end is here as the Washington Redskins have fired head coach Mike Shanahan as many expected, according to the Washington Post.

And now it's official:

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."

We'll have more on this shortly.

The highlights of Shanahan's tenure in Washington can be seen below.

Redskins record under Shanahan:

2010: 6-10
2011: 5-11
2012: 10-6
2013: 3-13
Total:  24-40

2010....

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.

2011...

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.

John Beck vs Rex Grossman off-season saga

Redskins re-sign Moss and Fletcher

2012...

- Blockbuster trade to acquire rights to 2nd pick

- Draft RGIII, Alfred Morris

- Sign Pierre Garcon, Josh Morgan

2013...

-No highlights this year.

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