Mike Shanahan

Teel Time: Brown's front-office role expanding with NFC East champion Redskins

In seven seasons working in the Chicago Bears’ front office, Morocco Brown met some of football’s toughest, most devout fans, legions willing to brave Arctic conditions in good times and in bad. Now he’s encountering Washington Redskins faithful, always delusional but now emboldened by last season’s NFC East title and quarterback Robert Griffin III’s sterling debut. “I was talking to a group of investors, Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, yesterday,” Brown, the Redskins’ director of pro personnel, said Saturday, “and I was telling them: The previous three years, we won 15 games [losing 33], and we hadn’t won the division since...