There aren’t many head coaching jobs in the NFL that are more stressful than that of the Washington Redskins position.
Make no mistake – being an NFL coach is extremely stressful, even on the worst teams with the most minimal of expectations. But on the Washington Redskins? With owner Daniel Snyder breathing down your neck? It’s not an enviable position, which according to Mike Freeman has potential candidates ‘very nervous‘ about accepting the job:
First, let’s get this out of the way. There is a feeling among the agents for a number of the NFL coaching candidates that the candidates are very nervous about coaching in Washington.
As if dealing with Synder on a near day-to-day basis isn’t difficult enough, you’re always walking into a situation where you don’t really know how healthy Robert Griffin III is or as to what form he’ll eventually return to.
I don’t know about you – but if I was an coach looking for an NFL job, I’d be looking elsewhere until all the options are dry.