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Coach: Donovan McNabb still starter

Updated: November 2, 2010, 1:40 AM ET
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DETROIT -- With the game on the line Sunday, Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan trusted backup Rex Grossman more than starter Donovan McNabb.

Shanahan put Grossman into the game with 1:50 left and Washington trailing by six points. The backup quarterback fumbled on his first play and Ndamukong Suh returned it to seal the Detroit Lions' 37-25 victory.

"I felt with the time and no timeouts, he was the best chance to win in that scenario," Shanahan explained. "Just knowing ...

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