Chris Mortensen of ESPN reported on Monday night that Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan has been unhappy with the way quarterback Donovan McNabb practices.
According to the report, both Shanahan and his son Kyle, the offensive coordinator, do not like McNabb's tempo during practice.
ESPN analyst Tim Hasselbeck said on Tuesday's "Mike and Mike in the Morning" that McNabb's practice habits irritated Philadelphia Eagles coaches.
"I was a teammate of Donovan McNabb's in Philadelphia. One of the things that drove them crazy in Philadelphia was the lack of tempo at which he practiced." Hasselbeck reportedly said. "It was always something where you're leaving the quarterback meeting and it would be, 'Hey, listen, the head man wants a little more tempo today.' Nearly every single day. That's been the deal with Donovan McNabb. I know exactly what Mike Shanahan is talking about."
Shanhan benched McNabb for backup quarterback Rex Grossman with 1:45 left in the game and the Redskins down by six.