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Beck, whom the Ravens traded to the Redskins last summer for some cornerback named Doug Dutch, has become a cult hero down in D.C. -- thanks in large part to Dan Steinberg of The Washington Post -- after Beck said in an interview last week that he is "thinking I'm the starter" for the Redskins in 2011.
"I basically say, 'Screw the awkwardness.’ I'm trying to be the starting quarterback," Beck told SiriusXM
OK, so that was the JaMarcus Russell and Brady Quinn draft, but still, Shanahan clearly likes the guy.
So does Ravens offensive coordinator
Beck hasn't thrown a pass in a regular-season game since 2007, when he threw for 559 yards and one touchdown in five starts for the 1-15 Dolphins. He chucked three interceptions and coughed up five fumbles during his short tenure as starter, and was on the sidelines when the Dolphins got their lone win against the Ravens.
Besides torching the Falcons in a meaningless preseason game, Beck didn’t do anything in Baltimore that suggested he could be a full-time NFL starter. He couldn’t supplant Troy Smith as