Kyle Shanahan: Why The Washington Redskins Win in 2010

April 15, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Shortly after renowned NFL Coach Mike Shanahan inked his deal to coach the Washington Redskins, he began announcing his supporting cast.
In a move that many had predicted, the elder Shanahan chose his son, Kyle Shanahan, to fill the offensive coordinator position for the Redskins. Some analysts criticized the choice as nepotism in the NFL, but the overall reaction for the young Shanahan was welcoming.
Back in January, the acquisition of the former Houston Texans offensive coordinator was good news. With the addition of Quarterback Donovan McNabb (and other off-season pickups), this news is suddenly fantastic.
To begin with, Kyle Shanahan is a strikingly talented offensive coordinator—just look at his numbers in 2009.
Texans QB Matt Schaub ranked No. 1 overall in passing yardage with 4,770 yards in 2009, surpassing the likes of Peyton Manning, Tony Romo and Drew Brees.
The Texans, under Kyle Shanahan's direction, also ranked first in overall ya...

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