Coach Cowher Sides With Shanahan

First it was players and coaches within the Washington Redskins organization weighing in on the tiff between Mike Shanahan and disgruntled defensive lineman Albert Haynesworth. Now another recognizable face has jumped into the fold to share his opinions on the saga – Bill Cowher.

Cowher, now an analyst for CBS, told Sporting News that Shanahan is taking the correct stance in the situation.

“Mike is doing what he needs to do and handling it real well,” Cowher said Tuesday. “As a new coach there, he has to take the rest of his players into consideration.”

Haynesworth is the Redskins’ biggest physical presence and integral to their defensive success, but Shanahan never has put one player above all.

“It’s more than just about reaching an individual,” Cowher said. “He’s sending a good message to the team.”

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