Former Redskins quarterback Donovan McNabb wonders whether Washington coach Mike Shanahan will be able to get the most out of Robert Griffin III if, as expected, the team drafts the Heisman Trophy winner.
During an appearance Thursday on ESPN2’s First Take in Bristol, Conn., McNabb was asked whether Shanahan is a good fit for the Baylor quarterback known as RG3.
“No,” McNabb replied. “I say that because a lot of times ego gets too involved when it comes to being in Washington.”
He played for Shanahan in Washington in 2010, when the Redskins went 6-10, the QB was benched twice, and there were testy exchanges involving McNabb’s agent and the team.
“I was misused. Absolutely,” McNabb said.
He said that Eagles coach Andy Reid adapted his offense to McNabb when he was drafted, but thinks Shanahan – and his son, Kyle, Washington’s offensive coordinator – might not do that for Griffin.
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