Originally Posted by Kaylore
The media is curiously silent on this as well. Shanahan seems to be grasping at straws. He's got Turner and some of his old players and they still can't get a run game going. Compare that to the Texans have the second best rushing attack in the league. Kubiak did so much for Shanahan.
That's not really fair. Kubiak has had far more time in Houston, and some truly horrible seasons, to install that system and get his guys. I think Kubiak always brought great teaching and communication skills to the table but Shanahan was the mentor. And it's not like the Skins have been completely unable to run this season. When Hightower was healthy, they had some pretty good games. I think Shanahan just needs a QB and a little more time. We'll see though.