Jay Gruden answered questions about the Redskins growing injured reserve list after today’s practice. He discussed placing Quinton Dunbar and Trey Quinn on IR today. He talked about the new rotation at cornerback, the replacements for the replacements on the offensive line, and why the Redskins signed QB Josh Johnson.
WATCH LIVE: Head coach Jay Gruden speaks to the media following practice Wednesday. https://t.co/Wtgwk3G20S— Washington Redskins (@Redskins) December 5, 2018
Gruden at the podium. DNP: Roullier, Anderson, Bergstrom, Peterson, McCoy, Nicholson, Ioannidis— Matthew Paras (@Matthew_Paras) December 5, 2018
A lot of guys limited.
Gruden to the podium. He says Quinn’s ankle flared up after the Dallas game because of the quick turnaround and it was in Trey’s best interest to shut him down.— Craig Hoffman (@CraigHoffman) December 5, 2018
Roullier has a knee injury and Gruden didn’t know yet if he’ll be available for Sunday. He said Roullier’s in pain.— Matthew Paras (@Matthew_Paras) December 5, 2018
Redskins who did not practice: Ryan Anderson, Matt Ioannidis, Chase Roullier And Montae Nicholson. Roullier is still limping around. Has a grade 1 sprain.— John Keim (@john_keim) December 5, 2018
Gruden cites Josh Johnson’s time with him in Cincinnati and Tampa as to reasons why he’s signed. He has background w the system. #Redskins— George Wallace (@GWallaceWTOP) December 5, 2018
Gruden cites Johnson’s familiarity with his terminology as the reason he was brought in.— Matthew Paras (@Matthew_Paras) December 5, 2018
Jay Gruden said they signed QB Josh Johnson because he knows his system. “For the sake of communication we had to have someone who had a background in our system.”— John Keim (@john_keim) December 5, 2018
Gruden says it’s going to be an ongoing process to figure out who the third cornerback is. They might mix Stroman and the other two (Johnson/Alexander) depending on matchups.— Craig Hoffman (@CraigHoffman) December 5, 2018
“That whole group is in flux right now.” -Gruden on the OL— Craig Hoffman (@CraigHoffman) December 5, 2018