For Washington Redskins’ Ownership and Fans: Gut Check Time

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Published: September 28, 2009

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... Cooke in 1999 and quickly made a name for himself as a "meddlesome" owner. Following the signing of several aging big name free agents, the firing of head coach Norv Turner in the 2000 season while the team held a 7-5 record, the stage was set for a tumultuous era for the Redskins.

Assistant coach Terry Robisky would take over as interim head coach, the Redskins lose two of their final three games, miss the playoffs. Change becomes the name of the game in Washington.

Following an up-and-down season with Marty Shottenheimer leading the franchise, Steve Spurrier would be given his shot, only to see his "fun and gun" offense fail miserably in his second season, causing him to walk away.

Enter Joe Gibbs.

Most fans had visions of a return to glory. With fans clamoring for stability, for owner Daniel Snyder to let "football people" run the team, Gibbs would go 30-34 in his second stint as head coach and bring "stability" to the franchise.

When Gibbs re...

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For Washington Redskins’ Ownership and Fans: Gut Check Time

By
for NFLSportChannel.com

Published: September 28, 2009

commentComment         Print This Post Print This Post

... Cooke in 1999 and quickly made a name for himself as a "meddlesome" owner. Following the signing of several aging big name free agents, the firing of head coach Norv Turner in the 2000 season while the team held a 7-5 record, the stage was set for a tumultuous era for the Redskins.

Assistant coach Terry Robisky would take over as interim head coach, the Redskins lose two of their final three games, miss the playoffs. Change becomes the name of the game in Washington.

Following an up-and-down season with Marty Shottenheimer leading the franchise, Steve Spurrier would be given his shot, only to see his "fun and gun" offense fail miserably in his second season, causing him to walk away.

Enter Joe Gibbs.

Most fans had visions of a return to glory. With fans clamoring for stability, for owner Daniel Snyder to let "football people" run the team, Gibbs would go 30-34 in his second stint as head coach and bring "stability" to the franchise.

When Gibbs re...

Read Complete Article at Bleacher Report - NFL
Article Source: BleacherReport.com


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