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Redskins add a scout and offensive assistant

The Redskins on Wednesday announced that they added former Denver Broncos defensive coordinator Larry Coyer to their scouting department. The team also hired former Michigan assistant coach Aubrey Pleasant as an offensive assistant.

Coyer served as Mike Shanahan’s defensive coordinator in Denver from 2003 to 2006. Coyer initially served as linebackers coach for the Broncos from 2000 to 2002 before receiving his promotion to defensive coordinator. He will serve as an advance scout for the Redskins. Most recently, Coyer served as defensive coordinator for the Indianapolis Colts from 2009 to 2011.

Pleasant spent the 2011 and 2012 seasons as a defensive graduate assistant for Michigan’s football team. He played safety for Wisconsin from 2005 to 2008. It wasn’t immediately clear which area of the offense that Pleasant will work with. Earlier this offseason, the team promoted Mike McDaniel from offensive assistant to wide receivers coach.

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Mike Jones covers the Washington Redskins for The Washington Post. When not writing about a Redskins development of some kind – which is rare – he can be found screaming and cheering at one of his kids’ softball, baseball, soccer or basketball games.



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Mike Jones · May 29, 2013