Originally Posted by Rod-BR
There was no right choice for Shanahan in a loss. He is a jerk in a loss with an injured RGIII and he would be an idiot in a loss with Kirk Cousins as the starting QB. He would be taking people's crap either way. It's only gutsy and genius if you win.
Let's see... risk permanent injury to the guy you just spent several draft picks to get, the face of the franchise, for a game where he can't complete a pass and is ineffective running the ball...
or put in your competent backup, who is healthy, who might win you the game?
Yeah. No choice there at all.