Mike Shanahan: Will It Be The Best Of Times? Or The Worst?

January 9, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

As a Redskins fan on Bleacher Report, I felt obligated to write something about Mike Shanahan. I personally think this can be the best opportunity we've had since Dan Snyder took control. I could also just be another disaster.
Shanahan obviously has a lot of upside. His two Super Bowl rings are the most obvious thing that comes to mind. It is hard to deny the success Shanahan had with taking a team that was always close, but just couldn't seal the deal, to the Super Bowl.
He motivated them, and brought in many talented players. Many people would say it wasn't hard to win two Super Bowls with Elway, but Dan Reeves and Wade Phillips both couldn't do it.
Out of the eleven offensive starters in Super Bowl XXXII, five were brought in under Shanahan's watch, including the ultra-productive Terrell Davis. So Shanahan knows how to win. The thing is, without an elite quarterback and running back, he struggles.
The Denver Broncos descended into mediocrity after Elway's retire...

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