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“Obviously being in the NFL, you’ve got a lot of good corners. They’ll dig out your route pretty much if you don’t sell it.”

That type of growth is exactly what Shanahan wants to see executed on the field over the next several weeks. And the unforgiving truth is that the Redskins‘ season depends on it.

“They’re looking forward to their opportunity,” Shanahan said. “I’m looking forward to seeing what they can do. We brought them in for a reason, and you’re just hoping to go out there and the game’s not too big for them.”