Jan 9, 2014; Ashburn, VA, USA; Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden and general manager Bruce Allen pose for a photo after a press conferences at Redskins Park Team Auditorium. Mandatory Credit: Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports
Jay Gruden was a hot commodity around the NFL ever since he because the offensive coordinator for the Cincinnati Bengals in 2011. After helping lead the Bengals to the playoffs with a rookie QB in Andy Dalton and their best weapon, receiver A.J. Green also being a rookie, NFL teams immediately took notice of his coaching skills.
After an offer to become the head coach of the Jacksonville Jaguar sin 2012, Jay opted to remain in Cincinnati for two more seasons before ultimately becoming the next head coach of the Washington Redskins.
It certainly didn’t hurt Jay’s quest to become a head coach that his brother, ESPN announcer Jon Gruden, is a former Super Bowl-winning head coach.
Before the 2013 season began, Frank Caliendo did a rather humorous impression of both the Gruden brothers:
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