As new Redskins Head Coach Jay Gruden and Executive Vice President/General Manager Bruce Allen demonstrated Thursday night, it’s never a bad move to begin with a thank you.
Some of the classiest moves in a classy day for Gruden were the thank yous he delivered to his blood relations, football family and the center circle of that venn diagram.
Gruden began his statement with a shout out to wife Sherry, sons Joey, Jack and J.J. and mom Kathy, “the toughest Gruden of them all.” He thanked his dad Jim, whom he called a “football coach, a football man, a football person,” and, his brother Jim, who “taught me there’s things other than football that are important.”
The new coach thanked his older brother Jon, who gave him his first NFL job with the 2002 Super Bowl champion Buccaneers. Read more »
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Mike McCoy was right.
If one of San Diego’s three plays inside the 1-yard line worked with 21 seconds remaining in Sunday’s game, the Chargers’ head coach wouldn’t be fielding questions about the play calling after a 30-24 loss to the Redskins at FedExField.
But they didn’t, and he was.
In the winning locker room after the game, cornerback DeAngelo Hall shed some light on the tricks the Chargers unsuccessfully tried to pull in the red zone.
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