Sean McVay will coach quarterbacks while Jay Gruden calls plays
Summary of 2 articles · Updated Jan 21, 2014
I’ll coach quarterbacks this year too,” McVay said. So here is McVay, talking to ESPN 980 about whether the Redskins will continue to use zone-read running plays under Jay Gruden. While McVay served as a tight ends coach last year, his return and move to working with quarterbacks provides a link to what the team was doing with quarterback Robert Griffin III in his first two years. The Redskins promoted Sean McVay from tight ends coach to offensive coordinator last week, a move that represented a big promotion for the 27-year old assistant. “Jay will be the offensive coordinator and call the plays. “You often talk about fitting players into your scheme; Jay is gonna fit his scheme to our players. Now, I never saw my role exactly as dishing on the prevalence of gap-block plays or the potential size of Redskins offensive linemen in future seasons, but give the people what they want, I’ve always said.