Coaches on the hot seat are always a good topic to discuss. Eight NFL coaches were terminated on the day following the 2012 season. This year, franchises may not be so patient. We have seen two coaches already go down in the first month of the college season. It wouldn’t be a surprise to see the pink slip virus reach the NFL level.
The Washington Redskins and their fans have been on edge for months wondering if their franchise quarterback would be ready to start the 2013 NFL season. On Monday they got their answer.
Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan took a lot of flack for playing rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III while he was not completely healthy last season. In the end, RG3 ended up getting hurt even worse as a result, tearing his right ACL, which required reconstructive surgery.
The Washington Redskins lost in the NFL Playoff and also needlessly risked the career of Robert Griffin III. How much is coach Mike Shanahan to blame?
Kurt Allen has yet to choose a quarterback for a club’s Ultimate Franchise Player. Will John Elway break through the mold today or will Kurt reason that someone else has meant more to Denver than Big John?