Ben Kotwica


Redskins Coach Jay Gruden says he believes that a rash of injuries—and the lineup juggling necessitated by those injuries—are contributing to the struggles on some special teams units.


Need to Know: The Redskins improved their special teams from atrocious in 2013 to merely bad last year.


Ben Kotwica says he’s optimistic about the Redskins' special teams as he enters his second season as unit coordinator.


Since General Manager Scot McCloughan was hired in early January, he’s been busy retooling the Redskins’ roster via free agency and preparing for the 2015 draft.


Although Jay Gruden was pleased with the progress made by the Redskins’ special teams units last season, the head coach wants more consistency in 2015.