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Redskins pickup two new Quality Control Coaches

Official Coaching Staff count now at 312. Just kidding. (Or am I?)

Anyways, please welcome Matthew Shea and Bill Khayat:

The Redskins have added two quality control coaches to the staff: Matthew Shea works on the defensive side and Bill Khayat serves on offense.
I didn't know what a Quality Control Coach was until Vic Carucci explained it. They study schemes and packages and scout the opposing team and provide nice book reports on the opposing offense or defense.

Khayat is a pedigree guy; his dad was a DT for the Redskins back in the 50s and 60s and his uncle was the Redskins kicker for 3 years. Wait... your brother got Defensive Tackle genes and you're kicking footballs? How big was the mailman? In any event, he clawed his way up at Tennessee State to Running Backs Coach and -- hmmm -- Recruiting Coordinator. Perhaps he can provide some much needed scouting advise.

Shea is an internal hire and that is news to me as well.

Shea moves from the Redskins' video department for his first coaching job. He began his NFL career as assistant video director with the Redskins in 2004.

Shea was responsible for the taping and editing of all games and practices. In addition, he compiled video for the Redskins' coaches and personal department prior to free agency.

During the 2006 season, to go along with his video responsibilities, Shea worked closely with the defensive coaching staff in game preparation and on game day.

The article also reminds us that they are both replacements (so we were down to 310 coaches, ever so briefly). Coy Gibbs went to Motocross and Kirk Olivadetti replaced fired LB Coach Dale Lindsey.

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