5 Coaches Washington Redskins Absolutely Must Pursue to Replace Mike Shanahan

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5 Coaches Washington Redskins Absolutely Must Pursue to Replace Mike Shanahan
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At odds with the franchise quarterback, with only one winning season in Washington, Shanahan shouldn't be coaching the Redskins in 2014.

As we speak, Mike Shanahan is the head football coach of the Washington Redskins. Still, despite the financial incentive owner Daniel Snyder has to retain his services, Snyder has plenty of reasons to cut Shanahan's tenure a year short.

Question is, in the event Snyder fires Shanahan, whom should he pursue to replace him?

Seeing that the deteriorating relationship between Robert Griffin III and Shanahan was at the forefront of Washington's disappointing 2013 season, Snyder would be best served by pursuing a coach who can get the most out of Griffin.

There's also Snyder's affection for going after the flashy name. He needs to end it.

From Shanahan to Joe Gibbs and Steve Spurrier, Snyder placed a higher premium on a coach's celebrity than on his recent work.

And what does he have to show for it? Three playoff appearances and just one playoff win.

In pursuing Shanahan's replacement, Snyder needs to hire a coach on merit, not just reputation.

With that said, here are five candidates he should pursue.

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