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Mike Shanahan plants seeds of doubt

Decision to pull Donovan McNabb could hurt QB's credibility as Redskins' on-field leader

Originally Published: November 2, 2010
By Ross Tucker | ESPN.com

I hope Mike Shanahan knows what he is doing. That was my first thought when I saw that the two-time Super Bowl-winning coach had benched starting quarterback Donovan McNabb in Week 8.

There are some coaches in the league, including Shanahan, whom I rarely question because of their track record. But in this instance you must wonder if Shanahan really thought about the potential implications of his decision to bench a guy who had led the Washington Redskins to a 4-3 record and was ...

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