Redskins hire Jay Gruden: Reaction is (mostly) skeptical

Reaction to the news news that Jay Gruden will be introduced as the Washington Redskins’ new head coach…

Gruden leaves the Cincinnati Bengals after three years as offensive coordinator, but a lot of the focus was on his tenure with the Florida Tuskers. You remember the Tuskers, the team he led to the UFL championship game in 2010. There was some snark about that connection.

There was considerable skepticism, given that Gruden — Jay, not Jon! — is Daniel Snyder’s eighth head coach (if you count Terry Robiskie, and we do). From the People Who Cover the NFL for a Living:

Not everybody was so snarky:

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After spending most of her career in traditional print sports journalism, Cindy began blogging and tweeting, first as NFL/Redskins editor, and, since August 2010, at The Early Lead. She also is the social media editor for Sports.

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Cindy Boren · January 9, 2014

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