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Rex Ryan: I would take the Washington job

It didn’t take long after Jay Gruden was fired in Washington for Rex Ryan to throw his hat in the ring. Ryan, now an analyst for ESPN, was asked on the air whether anyone would really want to be the Washington head coach, given how dysfunctional the franchise has been. “Of course,” Ryan said, via [more]

Report: Bill Callahan goes back to Case Keenum

Washington has a new starting quarterback, same as the old starting quarterback. New interim head coach Bill Callahan is planning to go back to Case Keeum, as long as Keenum is able to play on his injured foot, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. Keenum opened the season as the starter but was out [more]

Josh Rosen has the Dolphins job for the rest of 2019

Good news, Josh Rosen: You’re the starting quarterback for the Miami Dolphins for the rest of the 2019 season. Bad news, Josh Rosen: See the good news. Via Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald, Dolphins coach Brian Flores said Wednesday that the quarterback situation is “settled,” and that Rosen has the job. Veteran Ryan Fitzpatrick [more]

LaVar Arrington: Root of the issue in Washington is ownership

Washington has fired another coach in Jay Gruden, but one former player says the problem with the team is that you can’t fire the owner. LaVar Arrington, a linebacker who was selected by Washington with the second overall pick in 2000, played there six years and later covered the team as a broadcaster, said on [more]

Jon Gruden on Jay Gruden getting fired: Welcome to the club, bro

Jon Gruden got hired as a head coach long before his brother Jay and he got fired as a head coach long before his brother got a pink slip in Washington on Monday morning. The firing of the younger Gruden brother came up as a topic of conversation during the elder Gruden brother’s press conference [more]

Mike Tomlin brushes off question about potential Washington interest

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin already has been linked to the vacancy in Washington. As expected, Tomlin was asked about it during his weekly press conference. As expected, he said nothing. “I’m not worried about that, to be quite honest with you,” Tomlin told reporters. “I’m the head coach of a 1-4 football team going on [more]

Jay Gruden: You accept the players given to you

Jay Gruden made the interview rounds after being fired as Washington’s head coach on Monday and hit on a couple of consistent themes from conversation to conversation. One was a lack of bitterness about being fired because the team didn’t do well enough to justify continuing down the same path. Gruden also lamented the injuries [more]

Will Dan Snyder make a run at Mike Tomlin?

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin has always had a thing for Eastern Virginia. Could he eventually be coaching a team in the vicinity of that general area? Ed Werder of ESPN dropped this nugget on Monday regarding the vacancy in Washington, and regarding a certain Hampton, Virginia native who played college football at William & Mary, [more]

Jay Gruden: I’m not bitter, I didn’t get it done

Jay Gruden doesn’t really blame Dan Snyder and Bruce Allen for firing him as Washington’s head coach, noting that coaches are judged on his record and his wasn’t good enough. “I’m not bitter,” Gruden told the Washington Post. “This is a production-based business and I didn’t get it done.” Gruden did bristle, however, at what [more]

Washington claims Hale Hentges, cuts Cassanova McKinzy

Washington claimed tight end Hale Hentges off waivers from the Colts, the team announced. Washington cut linebacker Cassanova McKinzy in a corresponding move. The Colts waived Henges on Saturday to make room for cornerback Shakial Taylor, whom they elevated from the practice squad. Hentges, who went undrafted out of Alabama this spring, made the Colts’ [more]

Bruce Allen likely isn’t going anywhere

With Washington holding former coach Jay Gruden accountable for the current mess that is the football organization, many are wondering why current president Bruce Allen continues to escape scrutiny. Yes, the #FireBruceAllen crowd has returned, and their logic has plenty of appeal. In the ultimate results-oriented industry of sports, Allen simply hasn’t generated enough wins. [more]

Bill Callahan: Dwayne Haskins not a candidate to start right now

Washington team president Bruce Allen said on Monday that all quarterback decisions will be made by interim head coach Bill Callahan and Callahan was asked about his plans for the quarterback position in this week’s game against the Dolphins in his initial press conference later in the day. Callahan said he’s not ready to name [more]

Washington president: Trent Williams still not on trade block

Washington changed coaches, but not its stance on left tackle Trent Williams. During today’s press conference, team president Bruce Allen said there has been no recent dialogue with Williams, and that there were no plans to trade him at this time. At this point, it seems unlikely Williams is going to change his mind and [more]

Bruce Allen: QB decision is up to Bill Callahan

Washington answered one question about the future of their franchise on Monday morning when they fired head coach Jay Gruden and replaced him with interim head coach Bill Callahan. One of the questions that the team will now face is when it is time to turn the offense over to quarterback Dwayne Haskins. The first-round [more]

Bruce Allen on firing Jay Gruden: “It was necessary”

Hours after firing head coach Jay Gruden, Washington team President Bruce Allen said the reason was simple: They haven’t won enough. “It was necessary. Our 0-5 start is not just disappointing. We had much different expectations for the beginning of the season,” Allen said. Allen said he wants to win this year, starting Sunday against [more]

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