Even If Unpopular, Shanahan Is Sticking To Plan

Considering the criticism he took for his handling of star quarterback Robert Griffin III last year, there’s no surprise Redskins coach Mike Shanahan is digging in his heels on this one.

After Griffin said he was ready to do more than 7-on-7 drills and wanted to speed up his comeback from knee surgery, Shanahan said he was sticking to the plan as originally formulated.

“We do have a plan for him. He may not always like that plan, but that’s my job, sometimes not to be liked,” Shanahan said, via Mike Jones of the Washington Post. “My job is to do the best thing for him. And that’s what I’ll do. . . .

Source: Darin Gantt, NBC Sports Pro Football Talk