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Washington Redskins linebacker London Fletcher answers reporters questions during a news conference at the new training facility in Richmond, Va. Wednesday, July 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

London Fletcher lobbies for return of Redskins coach Mike Shanahan

Redskins linebacker London Fletcher, who announced his impending retirement on Wednesday, also endorsed the return of coach Mike Shanahan. Multiple media reports in recent weeks have described a rift between Shanahan and Washington owner Dan Snyder. All Shanahan will say is that the two men will meet after the season and determine the next course of action. Shanahan has one year left on the five-year contract he signed in 2010.

Washington Redskins quarterback Rex Grossman (8) works out before the first half of an NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Rex Grossman on fellow Redskins QBs Robert Griffin III, Kirk Cousins

It is an issue Rex Grossman has faced before in his career. He knew better than anyone at the Georgia Dome on Sunday afternoon what Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins was about to experience. Grossman himself hasn't taken a snap in the NFL since 2011, spending the past two years as the deactivated caddy to starter Robert Griffin III and Cousins, Washington's two quarterback draft picks in 2012.

Washington Redskins tight end Jordan Reed (86) is met by several Philadelphia Eagles after catching a short pass during an NFL football game in Philadelphia, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/The News-Journal, Andre L. Smith) NO SALES

Injury updates: Jordan Reed misses practice yet again

The tight end was again absent from the Redskins' practice on Thursday, though coach Mike Shanahan said the team has not yet made a decision as to whether he will be shut down for the rest of the year with lingering concussion symptoms.