The Washington Post

Jay Gruden says the Redskins will continue to use a 3-4 defensive front, but mix up how they deploy it. Plus some early thoughts on which assistants and players stay.

Finally given the freedom to run the defense his way, Washington's defensive coordinator is happy with the players he's been given to do the job.

While the Redskins are keeping the 3-4 defense, changing principles means they can cut their defensive linemen loose to let them attack.