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Daily Slop: Shanahan Says Postgame Quotes Were Misinterpreted; Redskins Return Game is Lagging



clinton portis: 'I used to play with him on tecmo bowl' | Damn it feels good to be a homer.
"I had a conversation with Mark Rypien Saturday night and I’m thinking, ‘Wow, I used to watch this man when I was growing up and used to play with him on Tecmo Bowl," Portis continued. "Just to have this opportunity is great. I really feel like I’m not supposed to be here."

RGIII Tells Grant Paulsen ‘It’s Not Time To Panic’ " CBS DC
Despite what Mike Shanahan said in the post-game press conference after the 21-13 loss to Carolina about it being time to evaluate the players, RGIII says "it’s not time to jump ship."

Fred Smoot: ‘Get Jim Haslett Out Of Here’ " CBS DC
"Get him out of here, I think right now you get Jim Haslett out of here," said Smoot. "He hasn’t been anything special. He hasn’t found a way to get a (Ryan) Kerrigan loose. He hasn’t found a way to make it easier for the players. He hasn’t found a way to win any games. So, therefore I get a fresh start. I do (it) now… I do that to send a message."

Shanahan says postgame quotes were misinterpreted
Shanahan said there will be no changes to his coaching staff during the bye week, despite the team’s 3-6 record. "No. There will be no changes," Shanahan said. Shanahan said that he and his coaches are committed to doing everything in their power to turn the season around.

Top 20 of Vinny Cerrato's Worst Personnel Moves | Fanspeak Washington Redskins Blog
While we're all sad about the current Redskins season and they way its unfolding, let's take a look back at an even darker time. I was pretty bored yesterday and was thinking about the current Washington Redskins situation and how it relates to recent history before Mike Shanahan. Of course, one name comes to mind. Vinny Cerrato. Then I thought to myself, can I name at least 20 terrible personnel and coaching decisions made while Vinny Cerrato was in Washington?

Darrell Green, Charles Mann: Poor technique to blame for Redskins’ defensive struggles
"You’re seeing – in my humble opinion – you’re seeing a lack of skill development. We’re not talking about can they do it? I’ve said this before on Twitter and television. We’re not saying, can they play? But I think there’s a lost art of people knowing how to teach you how to do what you’re supposed to do," Green said

NFL Admits Mistake in Redskins vs Panthers Game
The NFL admitted that a whistle was blown long before DeAngelo Williams scored a 30 yard TD to go ahead of the Washington Redskins in Sundays game.

Total QBR report: Eli Manning slumping - NFC East - ESPN
Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is also cooling off a bit after a hot start. Bottled up by the Carolina Panthers in Sunday's loss, Griffin posted a Total QBR of 53.3. His rating for the season is 68.7, 10th in the league and right behind Manning.

Need to Know: Redskins' return game is lagging - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, November 6, twelve days before the Redskins take on the Eagles at FedEx Field. Penalties up One of the consistent issues with this year’s edition of the Redskins is penalties. They are 30th in the NFL giving up 72.1 yards per game via the yellow flag. Mike Shanahan was asked about it during Monday’s press conference. "It's disheartening," he said. "That's always been a phase that we've been pretty good...

DALY: The new normal for RG3? - Washington Times
This makes two weeks in a row now I've felt sorry for Robert Griffin III. I wept for him in Pittsburgh — metaphorically speaking, of course — when Washington Redskins coaches thought it would be a good idea to send him out for a long pass.

Stephen A. Smith on Mike Shanahan: ‘This man is a waste of time’