On Now
Coming Up
  • Fri., Sep. 30, 2016 5:00 AM - 7:00 AM EDT The Morning Blitz The Morning Blitz with Al Galdi is a fast-moving, high-energy show that covers everything you need to begin your day.  Redskins, Nationals, Wizards, Capitals, Terps, Hoyas, Orioles…Galdi covers them all in addition to hitting on the national sports stories that matter to you.  Galdi is a DMV-lifer, a huge proponent of analytics and a big fan of old-school hip-hop.  He also hosts The Official Redskins Postgame Show after every Redskins game and Chin Music with Al Galdi on Saturdays from 9am-10am.  Tweet him: @AlGaldi
  • Fri., Sep. 30, 2016 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDT Cooley & Kevin Join Cooley & Kevin on each weekday morning from 7-11am on ESPN980!
  • Fri., Sep. 30, 2016 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM EDT The Bram Weinstein Show Bram Weinstein is the latest addition to ESPN 980’s team, hosting “The Bram Weinstein Show” weekdays from 11am-1pm presented by Window Nation!   “The Bram Weinstein Show” will deliver provocative sportstalk led by Weinstein, whose passion for DC sports runs deep, having grown up in Silver Spring, MD.
  • Fri., Sep. 30, 2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT Inside the Locker Room Join Doc Walker, B-Mitch and Scott Jackson weekday afternoons at their new, expanded time – 1pm-4pm on ESPN980!
  • Fri., Sep. 30, 2016 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM EDT The Sports Reporters Steve Czaban and Andy Pollin are live from 4-7pm on ESPN980!
  • Sat., Oct. 01, 2016 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM EDT ESPN 980 Rewind Catch an hour of the ‘Best’ podcast highlights from the entire week from ESPN980.com’s AudioVault. The best interviews, show clips, film breakdowns, and other highlights from each show, all combined into one show – the ESPN 980 “Rewind” Saturdays from 7am-8am only on ESPN 980!
  • Sat., Oct. 01, 2016 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT Redskins Saturday Catch the latest news from Redskins Park every Saturday from 10am-noon!
  • Sun., Oct. 02, 2016 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM EDT Redskins Rewind Catch the “Best Of” the Redskins from all of your favorite shows all week long on ESPN 980 – the best interviews, audio clips, film breakdowns and more – every Sunday from 7am-8am on ESPN 980, Redskins Radio!
  • Sun., Oct. 02, 2016 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM EDT Coaches Show One hour of interviews, press conferences, injury reports, and more Sunday mornings from 8am-9am on ESPN 980.
  • Sun., Oct. 02, 2016 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM EDT Game Plan with Larry Michael Washington Redskins vs Cleveland Browns



Mike Shanahan Full Transcript: 10/25

Posted Oct 25, 2013

On Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, Redskins HC Mike Shanahan addressed the media following afternoon practice at Redskins Park in Ashburn, VA.

On Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, Redskins HC Mike Shanahan addressed the media following afternoon practice at Redskins Park in Ashburn, VA.


On the team’s injury report:
“We have four guys listed as questionable. That’s [defensive end Stephen] Bowen, [safety] Reed [Doughty], [nose tackle Chris] Neild and [wide receiver Leonard] Hankerson.”
On if safety Reed Doughty had a setback with his concussion:
“No, he just didn’t practice today. He’s going to get tested tomorrow as well, see how he’s doing… The whole week he hasn’t been perfect. That’s why we gave him some time off.”
On how Doughty will be evaluated moving forward:
“Day-by-day. If he passes it tomorrow, he can play.”
On how he has improved as a coach since leaving Denver:
“I just think that once you’re in the league and you’ve experienced as many situations as you do as a head coach – what I mean by that [is] the draft, free agency, assistant coaches – just the position as a head coach, you’ve kind of been through it a number of times. You’re hoping that you’re constantly improving.”
On how big of a boost defensive touchdowns provide:
“Well, turnovers is always a big key. We talked about it last year. We were number one in the NFL in the fewest turnovers and defensively we were in the top five. If you do that as a football team, usually good things happen. So hopefully by the end of the year we’re in that category where we can say that we’re one of the top teams in turnovers and if it does, it relates to wins and losses.”
On why punter Sav Rocca’s ranks near the bottom of the league in many categories:
“Our returns. Anytime you get big returns for touchdowns, your numbers are going to be down. Especially in that, and that’s the only thing that matters.”
On if the offense has evolved since last season or he has had to hold it back some since quarterback Robert Griffin III did not have a full offseason:
“Well, anytime you don’t have an offseason there’s going to be some growth in that area and especially when somebody’s coming off of an ACL. You get a chance to see what they can do as time goes on. The maturation of the quarterback position does take some time. It doesn’t happen overnight, especially coming off an injury. You try to get people as many reps as they possibly can get and then you decide by how they practice what they’re able to do. I think we talked about early – you guys have been asking about the running game – I said, ‘Just be patient and kind of judge us as the year goes on.’ I think the last couple games we’ve had a couple hundred yards each game and that’s not easily done. So hopefully we can build on that and be a very effective offense.”
On if Griffin III is facing less pressure:
“Anytime a defense has to cover the whole field, it does slow down a pass rush sometimes - different things we talked about last year. The more options you have on offense, the more threats you have, the better chance you have to keep a defense off-balance. Sometimes it changes week-by-week. Sometimes just the threat of the run or the threat of the quarterback slows down the defense. As we talked about before, we’ve got a lot of directions we can go depending on who’s the quarterback, who’s in at the game. You’re one play away from somebody else being in there – if it’s a wide receiver, a quarterback, an offensive lineman. So you’re constantly adjusting, but you want to have a system that you feel comfortable in, a system that is a proven system. We’ve got a lot of players that believe in what we’re doing, so hopefully we can keep putting points on the scoreboard.”

widget powered by zoomph