Redskins coach addresses his job status, media leaks a day after declining to do so and cutting short his postgame news conference in Atlanta.
A day after Kirk Cousins throws for 381 yards, coach says, 'It's one game. That's all it is.'
Redskins coach leaves politely but abruptly after about five minutes of questioning.
Redskins offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan described the past week as frustrating as he learned that starting quarterback Robert Griffin III will not play again this season.
Kirk Cousins said he'll approach the final three games this season as an opportunity, but that common sense says Robert Griffin III is still the franchise quarterback.
Coach Mike Shanahan said he discussed the benching of the quarterback with Redskins owner Daniel Snyder and General Manager Bruce Allen before putting the plan into effect.
Robert Griffin III did his best to put on a strong, positive front as he faced the media hours after getting benched for the final three games of the season.
Both Redskins quarterbacks meets with members of the media on Wednesday.
The Redskins are starting quarterback Kirk Cousins in place of Robert Griffin III on Sunday in Atlanta.
By Mark Maske and Mike Jones
December 11, 2013
The Washington Redskins on Wednesday will hit the practice fields in preparation for Sunday’s game in Atlanta, but as of Tuesday evening, neither Robert Griffin III nor Kirk Cousins had received indication as to which would start at quarterback, according to people with ties to the organization.
By Mike Jones and Mark Maske
December 10, 2013