ESPN: 6P: Mike Shanahan: Donovan McNabb Unfit; Jake Locker Won't Play vs. Oregon; No Penalty For Iowa; Recruits Cleared
Shanahan: McNabb Not In Good Enough Shape Mike Shanahan has a new explanation for benching Donovan McNabb. The Washington Redskins coach says the quarterback wasn't in good enough shape to run a two-minute offense with no timeouts. Shanahan on Monday said McNabb has been struggling with hamstring injuries for five weeks and didn't have the "cardiovascular endurance" to stay on the field with the game on the line against Detroit. Shanahan said he even considered not playing McNabb at all against the Lions.
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