Robert Griffin III will be the starting quarterback for the Washington Redskins, Jay Gruden said definitively in an interview with Lavar and Dukes on 106.7 The Fan, shortly after being introduced as the head coach on Thursday.
Jay Gruden, the 46-year-old first-time NFL head coach, has no plans to coddle franchise quarterback Robert Griffin III.
The Redskins will be sticking with a 3-4 defense, Jay Gruden announced in his introductory press conference at Redskins Park on Thursday.
Be sure to tune into Lavar & Dukes on 106.7 The Fan at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, as they’re joined by the newest head coach of the Washington Redskins, Jay Gruden.
London Fletcher openly wondered whether his former team was too hasty to hire Jay Gruden as successor to Mike Shanahan on Thursday.
Redskins great Joe Theismann, who owned the UFL football team for which Jay Gruden previously coached, says the new Redskins head coach has his own style, and he’s not polished, but neither is RGIII, and they’ll grow together.
Redskins tight ends coach Sean McVay has been promoted to offensive coordinator as part of the announcement that Jay Gruden will be the new head coach. Logan Paulsen says “get to know him,” because he’s a familiar football mind.
As the Redskins head coaching decision was announced, it became clear Redskins’ GM Bruce Allen went with the guy he was familiar with — actually, a staff he was familiar with, which begs the question: why rush to make the hire?
A few facts about Jay Gruden, the new head coach of the Washington Redskins.
106.7 The Fan’s Grant Paulsen has confirmed Jay Gruden will be the next head coach of the Washington Redskins, with an official press conference announcing the news scheduled for 4 p.m. at Redskins Park.