Washington Redskins and Mike Shanahan Looking to Win Now Not Later

August 26, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

When the Washington Redskins ditched Vinny Cerrato, Jim Zorn and his band of misfit coordinators for Bruce Allen and Mike Shanahan, a nation of fans rejoiced at the prospect of success for the coming season. Despite a flurry of changes during this offseason, the Redskins have no intention of waiting and building for the future.
Allen and Shanahan have made it clear that this is a "win now" situation and not a rebuilding process.
The first and most unexpected step the two new faces made was trading for Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb. His five NFC Championship games and Super Bowl appearance give him the credibility at quarterback the Redskins lacked with incumbent starter Jason Campbell. It was clear that the future is now when Campbell was promptly shipped to Oakland for a future pick.
Fans rejoiced once again with the departure of their favorite scapegoat and the introduction of a former rival as the savior of the franchise.
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