Redskins fire Jay Gruden as coach after 0-5 start

Ruben Hill
October 9, 2019

The Redskins would possibly like misplaced, nonetheless some of their gamers won something else instead.

Head coach Jay Gruden of the Washington Redskins responds to questions during a press conference after the game against the New England Patriots at FedExField on October 6, 2019 in Landover, Maryland.

Now, the Redskins are 0-5, and they have some duds to thank.

Gruden was sacked at a 5 a.m. meeting with owner Dan Snyder and team president Bruce Allen, sources say. But he said as long as his key to Redskins Park still worked Monday morning, he would keep working to improve the team.

Snyder has fired five head coaches since taking over the team in 1999, according to ESPN.

The NFL is similar to a grade school class when a team fires their head coach and makes one of the assistants an interim.

Gruden's position had been the subject of much scrutiny following a dismal winless start to the season for Washington.

On Sunday, Gruden started Colt McCoy against New England but the attack continued to sputter.

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