On Monday, we shared the top twenty tweets spawned by ex-Denver coach Mike Shanahan's Washington Redskins allegedly faking injuries in an attempt to slow down the Broncos. Some readers felt nothing could do to prevent such a scheme -- but one floated a possible solution.
Mike Shanahan hasn't been the coach of the Denver Broncos for several years now -- but he's got a connection to the current Broncos squad. New QB Peyton Manning is reportedly staying in Big Mike's massive Cherry Hills Village spread.
Mike Shanahan.We hope you elect to check out these three Denver blog posts. Mile High Report fan poster heffery thinks Mike Shanahan deserves much of the blame for the Broncos' current mess. Denver Stiffs' Andrew Feinstein notes that Arron Afflalo will become a free agent in 2011. Keep him, ... More >>
Elvis Dumervil with functional pectorals.The most recent news item on the Denver Broncos' official website is entitled, "Sacking Negativity." Nothing breeds optimism like chin-up articles from the team 6 days into training camp! But hey -- at least they'll be sacking something this season. ... More >>
Proof that you can see Mike Shanahan's house from space!FootballNewsNow.com reports that new Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan met with assistant coaches yesterday before returning to Denver, "likely to begin the moving process." Which, in his case, will be a task on par with unbuilding ... More >>
Let Mike Shanahan pick up all the checks for the next five years.It's semi-official: Mike Shanahan is the new head coach of the Washington Redskins. But while Shanny will certainly be making some nice bank, he must also deal with an enormous headache shaped exactly like Redskins owner Daniel ... More >>
The book Adam Schefter co-wrote with Mike Shanahan.Former Rocky Mountain News and Denver Post sportswriter Adam Schefter has gone onto bigger and better things, first on the NFL Network and now with ESPN, where his role on football broadcasts would only be more prominent if his name was Chris ... More >>
Isn't it nice to be wanted, Mike?Daniel Snyder, owner of the Washington Redskins, has been described as a "tour de force of executive douchery" -- a meddler on par with the Oakland Raiders' Al Davis, albeit one who tends to avoid wearing the sort of glasses usually sported by elderly women. M ... More >>
Lori MidsonWhile Mike Shanahan, the former head coach of the Denver Broncos, is reportedly in talks with the Washington Redskins to become that team's next head coach, his eponymous steakhouse finally opened on Christmas Eve at 5085 South Syracruse Street after a series of test dinners. "Mik ... More >>
Do you really need money this bad, Mike?The Denver Post reports that former Broncos coach Mike Shanahan is in discussions to become the next coach of the Washington Redskins. Familiar? That rumor's been floating around for weeks now, and it makes sense given that current 'Skins coach Jim Zor ... More >>
Mike Shanahan is a wanted man.It only took a day for evidence that speculation about Mike Shanahan following the doomed Dan Hawkins as head coach for CU to crumble. NFL.com's Vic Carucci reports that Shanny's likely to talk next week with the braintrust of the Buffalo Bills, who just sacked ... More >>
Would a short commute be enough to convince Mike Shanahan to stay in Colorado?We've reached the point in the Dan Hawkins saga where no one is even pretending he can survive as coach of the CU Buffs. After this past weekend's catastrophe against the Cyclones of Iowa State, talk among members o ... More >>
Shanahan, in less withered days.Woody Paige took time from his television foibles to chime in with a pretty decent column on Sunday, about the very fine life of former Broncos coach Mike Shanahan. Shanahan -- who talked with Paige at the celebrity golf tourney in Lake Tahoe -- has apparently been b ... More >>
Watching the NFL draft during the Mike Shanahan era was consistently frustrating, since the team regularly made odd personnel choices, far too many of which didn't work out (Maurice Clarett, anyone?). For that reason, a lot of us were looking forward to the first draft since the arrival of a regi ... More >>
Given that former Broncos quarterback Jake Plummer has a Paul Bunyon-size ax to grind, it's no surprise that his criticism of former coach Mike Shanahan is sharp in "Shanny Firing Was 'Past Due,'" a Mike Klis piece in today's Denver Post. But arguably more interesting than the Snake's sense that Sha ... More >>
You've got a lot of reading to do. But not like three chapters of The Grapes of Wrath, due by tomorrow. Fun reading. Today in Backbeat Online: • Meese finishes new album and lands mug in Spin. • Has hip-hop dance crew BreakEFX met their match? • A first look at the Fray's new documentary • ... More >>
Local media outlets are reporting that Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen has selected New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels to replace Mike Shanahan, who was fired on December 30 after fourteen years as the team's head coach. Moreover, multiple sources add that former Broncos assis ... More >>
Wow! Never thought we'd live to see this day. Seriously. Sure, we've all sensed that this moment would come sooner or later. After all, the Broncos just pulled off one of the biggest choke jobs in recent memory and, yes, this is the third consecutive season the team has missed the playoffs. Still, ... More >>
Mike Shanahan's coiffure: nature vs. nurture. At a recent staff meeting, Westword's esteemed editor suggested that Denver Broncos coach Mike Shanahan's hair color had changed this season -- and not in a wholly natural way. She felt he looked almost blond, as if he'd taken to tinting his locks. Sta ... More >>
John Lynch. Word that Broncos all-pro safety John Lynch signed with the New England Patriots after coach Mike Shanahan declined to promise that he'd play every down in Denver left some observers wondering if the team had made a mistake -- but not "Sports Guys" Sandy Clough and Mike Evans, morning ... More >>
Denver Broncos coach Mike Shanahan didn't just throw Travis Henry under the bus on June 2 when talking about his decision to cut the running back. He tossed him beneath the entire Greyhound fleet. "The release speaks volumes," he told the assembled press. "You've got the little things, and if you do ... More >>
Early on in the season, Denver Broncos coach Mike Shanahan reminded everyone that coaches can effectively "ice" a kicker. And with that, he ruined football. Ok, maybe he didn't ruin the game, but that move has since become more played out than Peaches this season. We used to worship the man here in ... More >>
Mike Shanahan is an asshole -- but he's our asshole. The whole notion of icing a kicker about to attempt a game-winning field goal likely goes back to the days when the pigskin was actually covered in a pig's skin. But no one's ever timed a time-out more irritatingly, and more astonishingly, than S ... More >>
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Colorado fumbles the ball.
The coach and the Broncos get ready to test Plan Shanahan.
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Hey, Sparky, think it's time to pull the plug on the Bowl Championship Series wizards?
As college teams bowl for dolors, Shanahan keeps burning.
Holiday football reveals a new Colorado ailment.
After a brief Gator flirtation, the Broncos' coach must get back to business.
The society columnist for a neighborhood newspaper is the talk of the upper crust.
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Broncos coach Mike Shanahan has his work cut out for him.
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Brian Griese and Gus Frerotte
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The NFL tries to recover from a series of fumbles.
New York baseball nostalgia hits Denver.
Is a Post reporter offsides when it comes to the people he covers?
The NFL Players Association comes to the defense of former Bronco Jumpy Geathers.