The Den of Devin: Why Devin Thomas Wasn’t a Big Deal For the Washington Redskins

October 13, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Ever since the season began, the question from Washington Redskins fans has been the same: "Why are we putting Joey Galloway and Roydell Williams on the field!? We have Devin Thomas on the roster? Why can't he just get on the field and show what he has?"
It's the kind of question that seemingly has been answered time and time again. Kyle Shanahan, the team's offensive coordinator, said that Thomas needed to "practice more like a professional."
Wide receivers coach Keenan McCardell echoed the sentiment, saying that Devin Thomas needed to play with urgency during practice. Head coach Mike Shanahan has said on his coaches show that when Devin Thomas showed up on the practice field, he would earn himself more playing time.
Mouthing off to the ravenous DC sports media about his lack of playing time certainly didn’t help matters.
Earning playing time has been something that hasn't been seen on this squad for a long time. Redskins fans who were already panicked about...

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