Jay Gruden

Jim Zorn (left) got off to a hot 6-2 start in his first season coaching the Redskins in 2008, then plummeted in the standings. Jay Gruden (right), now in his first season as the Redskins head coach, is faltering out of the gate, currently with a 1-5 record.

Comparing Jim Zorn and Jay Gruden’s First Years as Redskins Head Coach

A deflated-sounding Jay Gruden following the Redskins’ Week 6 loss caused The Junkies to compare him to Jim Zorn. But just how similar are the first seasons of the current and former Skins coaches?


Redskins linebacker Perry Riley (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Redskins’ Riley, Clark Uncertain for Sunday

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden says “there’s a lot of concern” over whether linebacker Perry Riley and safety Ryan Clark will play in Sunday’s game against the Arizona Cardinals.


Redskins head coach Jay Gruden looks on during the second half of Monday's game against the Seattle Seahawks at FedExField.  (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Gruden: Redskins’ Postgame Behavior ‘Overblown’

Jay Gruden says the postgame behavior in the locker room after the latest Washington Redskins loss has been “majorly overblown” out of proportion.


Robert Griffin III walks on the field before the Redskins game agains the Seattle Seahawks at FedExField on Oct. 6, 2014 in Landover, Maryland.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Robert Griffin III Back on Practice Field With Teammates

Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III took another step toward his return from a dislocated left ankle on Wednesday morning.


Redskins head coach Jay Gruden looks on during the second half of Monday's game against the Seattle Seahawks at FedExField.  (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Redskins Players Laugh, Joke Following Loss to Seahawks

The old-as-sports-itself debate over how hard to take a loss became Topic A with the Washington Redskins on Tuesday.


(Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Fine-Dining Chef Has Redskins Eating Healthier

Washington Redskins tight end Niles Paul stopped by his locker before a recent practice to drop off a carry-out plate of baked chicken, black-eyed peas and rice. The mini-feast would become dinner later that evening for a player who doesn’t cook, one of the many advantages of playing for a NFL team with a full-time, fine-dining chef.


Santana Moss #89 of the Washington Redskins. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Santana Moss ‘Hurt’ He’s Not Playing: ‘I’m Not Here to be Collecting a Free Check’

Santana Moss hasn’t enjoyed not having dressed once this season for the Redskins: “Honestly, man, it hurts. It does.”


Quarterback Kirk Cousins #8 of the Washington Redskins walks off the field following the Reskins 37-34 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field on September 21, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Listen to Jay Gruden’s Kirk Cousins-RGIII Comments to New York Media Again

Asked if the Redskins franchise could develop in Kirk Cousins’ team, Jay Gruden told New York media “You know what? Crazier things have happened in the NFL.” It may be worthy of a second listen.


Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is sacked by Houston Texans linebacker Brooks Reed #58 and linebacker Mike Mohamed #54 in the second quarter on Sept. 7, 2014 at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Thomas B. Shea/Getty Images)

Big Mistakes Sink Redskins in Season Opener

The end result was a loss. No excuse can sugarcoat that for the Redskins.


Redskins' Robert Griffin III and Texans' J.J. Watt. (credit: Jamie Squire/Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Preview: RG3 vs. Watt in Opener, Clowney Debuts

RG3 and the Washington Redskins play in Houston on Sunday, an opener matching two teams looking to bounce back from disappointing seasons with first-time NFL coaches. Jay Gruden takes over for Washington and Bill O’Brien for the Texans.





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