Washington Redskins

3rd NFC East (8-7-1)

Founded: 1932

Stadium: FedExField

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  • McVay: Cousins 'absolutely' a title-caliber QB

    New Rams coach Sean McVay is no longer Kirk Cousins' coach, but he's becoming the quarterback's best cheerleader. McVay believes in his former signal-caller as someone who can win a Super Bowl.
  • 'Skins interview Rob Ryan for DC gig

    Are the Ryan brothers making a comeback? At least one has emerged to interview for a coaching position in 2017. The Redskins said they spoke with Rob Ryan about the defensive coordinator vacancy.
  • D.C. shakeup: Redskins fire coordinator Joe Barry

    A disappointing finish by the Redskins will cost a handful of coaches their jobs in our nation's capital. Washington fired defensive coordinator Joe Barry and two assistants Thursday.
  • Norman: Redskins' loss Sunday was 'disgusting'

    The Washington Redskins collapsed with a playoff spot on the line. Cornerback Josh Norman called the 19-10 loss to the New York Giants "disgusting" and "despicable."
  • Injuries: Houston inactive for Chiefs

    Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green was adamant he would play against the Texans, but the team has decided to keep him on the sidelines.
  • Jay Gruden after loss: 'We were flat out-coached'

    The Washington Redskins failed in a big spot Monday night, losing by 11 to the Carolina Panthers. After the loss, coach Jay Gruden said his team was "out-coached."
  • Playoff hopes fading

    The Panthers dealt a big blow to the Redskins' postseason aspirations, keeping Kirk Cousins and the typically robust Washington offense in check for a victory Monday night.
  • Redskins TE Reed is ejected for throwing punch

    Washington Redskins tight end Jordan Reed was ejected late in the third quarter after he threw a punch at Panthers safety Kurt Coleman.
  • Richard Sherman fined $18K; Everett takes $48K penalty

    Week 15 is already in the past for Richard Sherman and the Seahawks, but the cornerback is feeling the repercussions for his actions in Week 14.
  • Norman on facing Panthers: You know how this is going to go

    Redskins cornerback Josh Norman made it crystal clear on Thursday that he's itching to face a Panthers team that suddenly released him this past offseason following an All-Pro campaign.
  • Norman compares season to Noah's Ark

    Boisterous Redskins cornerback Josh Norman has compared this season to being on Noah's Ark. His play has been a major key to Washington being in the NFC playoff race.
  • Injuries: Redskins' Reed, Saints' Ingram to play

    The Redskins and Saints will have two of their top players available on Sunday. Tight end Jordan Reed (shoulder) and running back Mark Ingram (toe, knee) will play, Ian Rapoport reported.
  • Dez regrets feud with Norman: 'It's over with'

    Cooler heads have prevailed in an on-field and, later, Twitter spat between Redskins corner Josh Norman and Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant.
  • Warner: Dez-Norman feud 'so much about me, me, me, me, me'

    On GameDay Morning Sunday, Kurt Warner and Michael Irvin both said the Josh Norman-Dez Bryant feud was hurting what was otherwise a good matchup between good players.
  • Norman responds to Dez's trash talk

    Redskins cornerback Josh Norman is perplexed as to why Dez Bryant decided to talk trash during and after their Thanksgiving Day battle. 'It's not a competition when the other person don't show up.'
Draft 2017 more
Pick Player
Rd 1, Pick 17 (17)  
Scoreboard more
FedExField - Wk 17 1 2 3 4 T
New York Giants 3 7 0 9 19
Washington Redskins 0 0 3 7 10
Schedule more
Wk Date Opponent Time
12 Thu, Nov 24 @ Dallas 26-31   L
13 Sun, Dec 04 @ Arizona 23-31   L
14 Sun, Dec 11 @ Philadelphia 27-22   W
15 Mon, Dec 19 Carolina 15-26   L
16 Sat, Dec 24 @ Chicago 41-21   W
17 Sun, Jan 01 New York Giants 10-19   L
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Injuries more
Player (Pos) Injury
No Injuries Reported
Postseason Leaders more
Passing Att Cmp Yds TDs
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Rushing Car Yds Avg TDs
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Receiving Rec Yds Avg TDs
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Transactions more
Date Transaction
1/12 Lee Hightower (DB) Reserve/Future (reserve/future).
1/11 Josh LeRibeus (C) Reserve/Future (reserve/future).
1/5 Tye Smith (CB) Reserve/Future (reserve/future).
1/2 Rufus Johnson (LB) Reserve/Future (reserve/future).
NFC East more
Team W L T Win %
Dallas 13 3 0 .813
New York Giants 11 5 0 .688
Washington 8 7 1 .531
Philadelphia 7 9 0 .438

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Jay Gruden

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Jay Gruden was named the 29th head coach in Washington Redskins history on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014. This is his first NFL head coaching job.

Gruden, 46, spent the last three seasons as offensive coordinator for the Cincinnati Bengals. In his tenure in Cincinnati from 2011-13, the Bengals averaged 10 wins a season, making three consecutive playoff appearances and earning an AFC North championship in 2013.

Gruden was tasked with the development of quarterback Andy Dalton, a 2011 second-round pick. In three seasons together, Gruden helped Dalton to a 30-18 regular season record as a starter (.625), as Dalton's 30 wins in that time frame ranked tied for fifth-most among NFL quarterbacks. Dalton’s 80 passing touchdowns rank third-most in NFL history for a quarterback in his first three seasons, trailing only Dan Marino (98) and Peyton Manning (85).

Prior to joining the Bengals, Gruden served two years with the Florida Tuskers of the United Football League from 2009-10. In 2009, Gruden served as offensive coordinator under current Redskins defensive coordinator Jim Haslett as the Tuskers compiled a 6-0 regular season record and earned a UFL championship game berth. In 2010, he assumed the roles of head coach and general manager and led the Tuskers to their second consecutive championship game appearance.

Gruden coached for seven seasons (2002-08) with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, earning a Super Bowl championship ring as an offensive assistant in 2002. There he worked under his brother, Jon, then the Bucs' head coach, and current Redskins Executive Vice President/General Manager Bruce Allen, the Bucs' general manager from 2004-08. The group guided the Buccaneers to the team's first league championship, a 48-21 victory in Super Bowl XXXVII.

Gruden also ranks among the most outstanding players and coaches in the history of the Arena Football League, having won six combined league championships -- four as a quarterback and two as a head coach. Gruden played quarterback (2002-03) and served as head coach (2004-08) of the AFL’s Orlando Predators, all while simultaneously working as an offensive assistant with the Buccaneers. In all, Gruden served as head coach of the Predators for nine seasons (1998-2001 and 2004-08), leading the Predators to four championship game appearances and two league titles. During a two-year hiatus from coaching the Predators in 2002-03, he returned to the playing field as Orlando's quarterback, leading the Predators to playoff appearances in both seasons.

Gruden played quarterback for four seasons for former Redskins draft pick Howard Schnellenberger at the University of Louisville (1985-88) and was a two-time team MVP.

Gruden was born March 4, 1967 in Tiffin, Ohio. He and his wife, Sherry, have three sons -- J.J., Joey and Jack.

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