Kyle Shanahan savors Niners' win over Redskins, gives game ball to his father, Mike

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Kyle Shanahan savors Niners' win over Redskins, gives game ball to his father, Mike
Kyle Shanahan savors Niners' win over Redskins, gives game ball to his father, Mike

LANDOVER, Md. — Kyle Shanahan didn't join his San Francisco 49ers players in celebrating Sunday's soggy victory over the Washington Redskins by sliding across the rain-soaked turf at FedEx Field, belly-flop style. The coach of the NFC's only unbeaten team said, both before and after, that the outcome of the game had nothing to do with his history with the Redskins. But Shanahan clearly savored the 9-0 win, which improved the 49ers' record to 6-0. According to 49ers tight end George Kittle, Shanahan awarded a game ball to his father, Mike, whose head coaching tenure with the Redskins ended on less-than-friendly terms. “Pretty special,” Kittle said. Mike Shanahan was not on hand for the game, according

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