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Redskins hire Jay Gruden for HC

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  1. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl Do it for the Vine! Staff Member

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  2. Yakuza Rich

    Yakuza Rich Well-Known Member

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    I think it is a good hire. Although I still question the Redskins' front office capacity to do anything right.





    YR
  3. theebs

    theebs Believe!!!!

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    Awesome.

    Watching the game Sunday it's comical to me that Zimmer and gruden are getting interviews when I think it was clear the better coaches where in Sam Diego.

    But at the end of the day there are probably very few people who will work for Snyder just like Jerry. And if you can work for the guys that own the bengals then you can work for the skins I guess.

    And I guess whisnhut is to smart to go to Washington anyway seeing that he turned down al Davis at one point.
  4. visionary

    visionary Well-Known Member

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    when you have a FO that is as dysfunctional and meddlesome as the skins or the cowboys, you really need a tried and tested HC with skins on the wall to be able to stand up to that and truly change the culture

    that is why garrett has been a failure in dallas and that is why jay gruden will fail in DC
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  5. Parcells4Life

    Parcells4Life Active Member

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    Thoughts? Seen where some say Haslett stays as DC and some say Raheem Morris
  6. CATCH17

    CATCH17 1st Round Pick

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    I love it as a Cowboys fan.

    This was a bad hire for them.
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  7. pugilist

    pugilist dwarecwby311

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    runs a pretty balanced offense, explosive plays are there with at least 1 elite WR in Green and a below average QB in Dalton.. not really sure if scared yet
  8. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl Do it for the Vine! Staff Member

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  9. cowboyfan4life_mark

    cowboyfan4life_mark 5 outta 8 ain't bad

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    Huh?
  10. bark

    bark Well-Known Member

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    This is good news for cowboy nation.
  11. The Natural

    The Natural Benched

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    *weak*
  12. Gaede

    Gaede Well-Known Member

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    Not concerned tbh
  13. Future

    Future Intramural Legend

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    I assume he means as the Bengals OC
  14. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl Do it for the Vine! Staff Member

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  15. SkinsHokieFan

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    A big shrug from here in DC.

    Like that he is young and can communicate. Not very sold on his results. Whatever, we'll probably be hiring James Franklin in 4 years anyway
  16. DCBoysfan

    DCBoysfan Hardwork and Dedication Zone Supporter

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    Don't see how this hire improves the team.
  17. HoustonFrog

    HoustonFrog Well-Known Member

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    Great news. The guy was about the 3rd best coach on that staff.
  18. khiladi

    khiladi Well-Known Member

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    Dallas fans can't laugh considering my grandmother from the village could coach better than our clown head coach.
  19. GloryDaysRBack

    GloryDaysRBack Well-Known Member

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    Can't judge how a coordinator will perform as a head coach. We have nothing to go off of. We don't even know if he will be calling plays. If so, we can maybe judge his offense. If not, there's nothing we can go off of. No correlation between success as a coord or lack thereof and success as a HC.
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  20. SkinsHokieFan

    SkinsHokieFan Well-Known Member

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    Agree.

    Pros: Young, seemed to communicate well with players on Hard Knocks, worked well getting Dalton to this level

    Cons: Never a HC, last name is Gruden, sort of a blow hard in my opinion, offense failed in the playoffs 3 years in a row, had elite WR talent in Cinci.

    I really have no opinion either way. He is a Bruce Allen guy, not Shanahan and hopefully won't be burning the building down in 4 years with damaging "leaks"

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