Washington Redskins’ Coach Shanahan ‘We’ve Got the Nucleus of the Right People’

March 3, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Washington Redskins may have the core group of talent they need to remain not only competitive, but a contender for the 2013 NFL season and head coach Mike Shanahan believes it starts with a "younger and hungrier football team."
In an interview posted on the team's official website, Redskins.com, Shanahan referred to that group as the "nucleus" and a quick analysis of the 53-man roster from last season reveals a Redskins team with an average age of 26 and four years of NFL experience.
With the emergence of first-year stars Robert Griffin III and Alfred Morris and their record-setting performances in 2012, the Redskins have a solid starting offense already in place. Last year, the Redskins had four wide receivers with 500-plus yards receiving.
The team started the same five offense linemen in all but one game last season. Starting tight end Logan Paulsen averaged 12 yards per reception after stepping in for injured TE Fred Davis. Last week, Davis received medical clea...

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