Originally Posted by gyldenlove
It also has to do with game planning, Shanahan is deliberately forcing a game plan that requires passing and doesn't use sandlot option plays like the ones they use in Carolina for Newton. Carolina has been running a simplified offense for Newton since he got there, they don't do that in Washington because Griffin can handle a full offense.
Really it comes down to who you trust more to develop a young, mobile QB: Mike Shanahan or Ron Rivera?
Reivera is a defensive coordinator.
Shanahan has coached up: Steve Young, John Elway, Jake Plummer and Jay Cutler just to name a few. Each has had career years under Shanahan.