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12-09-2012, 08:54 PM
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Originally Posted by kman22 View Post
Great value for a 5th rounder. I remember the outrage when they took him.
Media had taken a harsh tone towards Shanahan because of the McNabb fiasco

Somehow it was Shanahan's fault that McNabb was out of shape and couldn't play anymore ,, Benching him for Rex Grossman was treated like a big outrage (Truth is Grossman was better QB then a fading McNabb)

One thing people should never doubt is Shanahan's work with young QB's

- He helped Elway develop as OC
- He helped turn Young's career around as OC (Young credits him with reviving his career)
- He turned a young Brian Griese into a pro bowler
- He turned around Plummer's career
- He drafted and developed Cutler

He was waiting for a chance to develop a QB in Washington. Thought he could pull a Plummer with Grossman and obviously that failed (Also tried to turn Beck into something despite how much Beck sucks)

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