Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III made the following statement regarding the departure of members of the coaching staff, thanking them for bringing him to Washington and helping him develop at the NFL level:
"Coach [Mike] Shanahan has taught me a lot in just two years. I want to thank him for drafting me to the Washington Redskins and giving me a chance to live out my dream.
"I also want to thank [offensive coordinator] Kyle [Shanahan] and [quarterbacks coach] Matt [LaFleur] for working so hard with me, day-in and day-out. I wish the three of them the best in the future.
"Looking forward to a new year and building with this team to where we know we can be."