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Redskins extend contract for head coach Jay Gruden

Redskins extend contract for head coach Jay Gruden

Going into the fourth year of a five year contract, questions would soon start for Redskins head coach Jay Gruden about his contract situation. Rarely does a coach work in the last year of a deal, though it seems the Redskins have avoided all of that.

CSN confirmed that Washington agreed to a two-year extension for Jay Gruden, marking the first coach in owner Dan Snyder's tenure to reach a contract extension with the club. Redskins officials were not immediately available for comment. 

The report was origanlly reported by John Keim of ESPN.

Since a season ending loss to the New York Giants on January 1, the 'Skins have been thrust into turmoil. General manager Scot McCloughan is not with the team at the NFL Scouting Combine, and the future of quarterback Kirk Cousins and the team remains up in the air. 

In three seasons as head coach, Gruden has a record 21-26-1. In the last two seasons, Gruden has guided the Redskins to a 17-14-1 record with one NFC East title. 

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Redskins activate TE Reed off of the PUP list

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Redskins activate TE Reed off of the PUP list

 

The Redskins have struggled on offense in the preseason. The good news is that they are getting one of their best offensive players back to work.

The team announced that tight end Jordan Reed has been activated off the physically unable to perform list (PUP). He was placed on the list at the start of training camp with a toe injury.

At first coach Jay Gruden indicated that the injury would be a short-term problem but as it turns out he spent 24 days on the PUP list.

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Reed made the Pro Bowl last year despite missing a total of four games with a shoulder injury and with a concussion, He caught 66 passes for 686 yards and six touchdowns.

His removal from the list means that he can start practicing with the team immediately. Reed would be eligible to play in the Redskins’ preseason game against the Bengals next Sunday. However, given how cautious the team has been with his injury and his value to the offense it seems likely that he will not take the field for a game until the Redskins’ season opener against the Eagles on September 10.

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WWE icon Jim Ross really loves Redskins running back Samaje Perine

WWE icon Jim Ross really loves Redskins running back Samaje Perine

Redskins fans don't quite know what they're going to get out of rooking running back Semaje Perine, but legendary WWE icon Jim Ross certainly does. 

Ross, a University of Oklahoma fan, saw a lot of Perine when he was a star on the Sooners. 

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Ross recently went on CSN to let the people know what, exactly, they were getting from the Oklahoma product. Here's the list of accolades, in no particular order, that Ross has for Perine:

- Restaurant quality running back

- tougher than a 2$ steak 

- a man's man

- all man (which is different than being a man's man, somehow)

- a yard wide (?)

You can see the whole thing here, with Ross coming in at the 1:22 mark. 

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