Washington Redskins’ Training Camp: What We’ve Learned So Far

August 3, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Mike Shanahan is in total control.
Coach Shanahan has made a loud-and-clear statement with his handling of Albert Haynesworth. It's Mike's way, or the highway.
The Jim Zorn days of letting players run this team are ancient history. Mike Shanahan does not care about massive contracts or reputations. He wants every player to bow to his authority, and those who don't will suffer the consequences.
One of the major deficiencies of the Redskins of 2009 was discipline. From training camp on through to the end of the season, the team struggled with a lack of structure.
No more.
Mike Shanahan has put his plan into place, and everyone in the organization knows that he is first in command.
Outside of Donovan McNabb, no player has complete job security.
From the very beginning, Mike Shanahan has touted the benefits of competition at every position. Chris Cooley will compete with Fred Davis. Clinton Portis will compete with Larry Johnson. Devin Thomas will...

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