Mike Shanahan Says Robert Griffin III, Dan Snyder Changed Redskins Offense

May 18, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Robert Griffin III and Washington owner Dan Snyder tried to change the team's offense and eliminate several plays from the playbook in order to mold Griffin into a pocket passer in February 2013, according to a report from Jason Reid of The Undefeated.
In the meeting, Griffin reportedly wrote four things on a blackboard:
Change things. Change our protections. Unacceptable. Bottom Line. He then reportedly asked to speak uninterrupted and described a series of changes he wanted to see in the offense, including a new protection scheme and the removal of 19 specific plays—namely several quarterback running plays—all in an effort to facilitate his transition to a pocket passer.
Former Washington head coach Mike Shanahan recalled the meeting, per Reid:
When Robert is standing there going through all of that, I know it’s coming from Dan. When Robert talked about ‘unacceptable,’ that was a word Dan used all the time. He was using phrases Dan us...

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