Count the Washington Redskins among the teams that will not be featured on HBO's "Hard Knocks" this year.
Shanahan said that he declined an opportunity to be a part of the program when he was head coach of the Denver Broncos, and in explaining why, described a reluctance to be in front of the camera.
"I just didn't feel comfortable with being in that situation," Shanahan said. "You know, I can't be myself. I don't think coaches can be their self and I'd like players to concentrate on their job. I don't know if it's old-school or what. You know, for me, I just didn't feel comfortable with that atmosphere."
Shanahan clarified that he has not been approached about being featured on the program this offseason.