At the podium, Jay Gruden: Will call plays, likely to keep 3-4 defense

January 9

Jay Gruden and Bruce Allen (Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post(

The Redskins are introducing Jay Gruden as coach at 4 p.m. We’ve covered it wall to wall since early this morning. Here’s your thread to react to what’s being said in the introductory news conference. We’ll also collect tweets from our reporters on the scene and update the post frequently.

On who’ll call plays and make personnel decisions:

Gruden on offense:

Gruden, on whether he prefers a 4-3 or 3-4:

Gruden, on the coaches he’ll be working with:

Gruden, on the experience of being hired:

Gruden, on his strengths:

Allen, on how quickly it came together and why Gruden was the choice:

Gruden, on Robert Griffin III:

https://twitter.com/MikeJonesWaPo/status/421388861143781376

Gruden, on what happened last season:

Gruden’s opening remarks:

Allen’s opening remarks:

https://twitter.com/MarkMaske/status/421386407295213568

Daniel Snyder and the scene at the news conference:

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Gruden’s twisting path to the top | Ties to Allen, coaches helped seal deal

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