clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Bill Callahan to be named Redskins interim Head Coach

New, comments

As expected

NFL: Washington Redskins-Training Camp Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

The Redskins plan to make Assistant Head Coach/OL Coach their interim Head Coach after Jay Gruden was fired. Callahan is a former NFL Head Coach, taking over the Oakland Raiders for two seasons after Jon Gruden was traded to the Buccaneers.

There has been no word on other coaching cjanges, but Defensive Coordinator Greg Manusky has been on the hot seat since the offseason when they were interviewing his replacements with him in the room. Recently hired assistants Rob Ryan and Ray Horton have both been DCs in the past. They were both also out of work for years before the Redskins called.

Kevin O'Connell is expected to stay in his role as Offensive Coordinator, and likely get more play-calling responsibilities. This could lead to a quicker transition to rookie Dwayne Haskins Jr., whether he's ready or not.