The Washington Redskins have hired Ike Hilliard as their wide receivers coach, the team announced Monday. Coach Jay Gruden had said Friday he planned to hire Hilliard.
Hilliard returns to the Redskins after serving as the team’s wide receivers coach in the 2012 season under former coach Mike Shanahan. He spent this season as the Buffalo Bills’ wide receivers coach but was not retained.
The former NFL wideout played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers when Gruden coached there. He also coached for Gruden in the United Football League.
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