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Jay Glazer

Mike Shanahan WANTS TO GET FIRED

That's Why He Benched RG3

12/11/2013 10:33 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan benched Robert Griffin III because HE WANTS TO GET FIRED ... this according to the ultimate NFL insider Jay Glazer.

Shanahan is set to make $7 MILLION next year ... and Glazer says if the team gives Mike the ax,  they're gonna have to pay him.

Which is why Jay, who was leaving the gym in Bev Hills yesterday, was so adamant that Mike is doing everything in his power to force the Redskins front office to fire his ass ... starting with sending RG3 to the bench. 

The math is simple -- millions of dollars for doing absolutely nothing.

But Jay says Mike's gotta be careful, because there's still a chance the plan could backfire.

Check out the clip.

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1.

James    

He benched him cause he s..ks this year!! No sense....

279 days ago
2.

KicksandGiggles    

He's already received millions for doing absolutely nothing other than give his son a cushy gig. That kind of $$$$ in pro sports for both staff and team have RUINED sports as a whole. Fat contracts that are not directly specific performance related are a joke. No other profession can such $$$ be made even if your job is not satisfactorily performed.

279 days ago
3.

Truth    

NAHHH.. DUDE TOTALLY SUCKS BALLS!!!! WHAT, LET HIM PLAY AND LOSE 3 MORE F*CKING GAMES AND GO 3-13??? AT LEAST WIN 2 OUT OF 3 GAMES LEFT TO GIVE THE TEAM SOME MORALE AND CONFIDENCE... EVEN THO HALF THE TEAM WILL BE GONE ONCE THE COACHING MUSICAL CHAIRS START HAPPENING. TMZ ARE MORONS... BLEACHER REPORT ALREADY SAID THE REDSKINS OWNER SNYDER WILL NOT INTERFERE WITH SHANAHAN IF HE BENCHES RG3. #TRUTH!!

279 days ago
4.

bkblueknight    

owner treated him like his favorite slave. hes done in washington. and has a question mark on his forehead for a good long time

279 days ago
5.

StevenB    

The more stunts like the ones Shanahan has been pulling lately the easier he makes it for the owner to fire him for cause and thereby lose all that money. You can be damn sure the owner has his lawyers getting ready for the possibility.

279 days ago
6.

Unbroken Chain    

He benched him because he is the 32nd ranked QB in the nfl right now out of 32 teams! He is very self entitled yet very talented. He needed to be taken down a notch. If he keeps a good attitude it will make him better

278 days ago
7.

JAG II    

Glazer is a mouth piece and a no all. He's benching him because his numbers like his season has been ****

278 days ago
8.

Barry Soetoro    

RG III can't swim.

277 days ago

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