Bill Callahan spoke to the media the day after the Redskins dropped to 1-9. He tried to answer questions about why Montae Nicholson played 3 days after an incident at his home that resulted in a death investigation after he took his girlfriend to the ER. Callahan also feels really bad for the fans.
Watch Live: Interim Head Coach Bill Callahan Speaks to the Media https://t.co/gEogk0qacA— Washington Redskins (@Redskins) November 18, 2019
Dwayne Haskins Jr.:
Bill Callahan speaking now. Says Dwayne Haskins is still in the learning process but the coach liked the deep throws— JP Finlay (@JPFinlayNBCS) November 18, 2019
Practice to real time:
Callahan says the biggest frustration is not taking practice to the games. The lack of translation from what he sees in good practices to bad game performance is really disappointing.— Craig Hoffman (@CraigHoffman) November 18, 2019
Redskins HC Bill Callahan: I feel bad for our fans. They come to the game and they expect a quality product, and that wasn’t displayed yesterday.— JP Finlay (@JPFinlayNBCS) November 18, 2019
Callahan cont'd: "That's what eats at me, that's what bothers me, when I feel that I've let our fans down in that respect. It falls on my shoulders."— Chris Lingebach (@ChrisLingebach) November 18, 2019
Callahan on starting Montae Nicholson: “The plan all along was to play Montae.”— Matthew Paras (@Matthew_Paras) November 18, 2019
Bill Callahan said the plan all along for the Redskins was to play Montae Nicholson if his ankle could go.— JP Finlay (@JPFinlayNBCS) November 18, 2019
Asked Bill Callahan what their process was in deciding to let Montae Nicholson play on Sunday. His first answer was all about Nicholson’s health.— Pete Hailey (@PeteHaileyNBCS) November 18, 2019
Asked him again about how Montae could play after the tragic events of last week. Bill said Montae wanted to play
Callahan says Norman, Dunbar and Moreau were benched yesterday because they wanted to look at other players. Their snaps were limited down the stretch— Matthew Paras (@Matthew_Paras) November 18, 2019
When asked about how the RB snaps were split, Callahan said O'Connell wanted to have Smallwood in for various passing plays throughout the game. Smallwood ended up with more snaps than Guice and AP. #Redskins— Kyle Stackpole (@kylefstackpole) November 18, 2019
"and you can see that manifest itself in the way that they play in Dallas over the years."— Chris Lingebach (@ChrisLingebach) November 18, 2019
Just strengthen your resolve regarding standards, the way you view and coach the game, and maybe you, too, can come back and deliver and 0-16 season.