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Jay Gruden Redskins Presser: We’re looking for a punt returner who can catch the ball

Jay Gruden answered questions before today’s practice

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Jay Gruden spoke to the media before this mornings practice. He gave several injury updates on Montez Sweat, Caleb Brantley, and Adonis Alexander. Gruden also talked about setting the teams depth chart, and how he will handle the 3 QB competition during the preseason games.

Derrius Guice:

Josh Doctson:

“For sure, for sure. Josh does some good things. He’s obviously a big receiver with great leaping ability. He’s never going to be a guy that gets incredible separation. He’s going to be a guy that’s going to have to make contested catches from time-to-time and he can do that. We’ve just got to give him some opportunities. We have a positive outlook for Josh as we do for all the receivers; Terry’s [McLaurin] come in and done a great job, [Kelvin] Harmon’s doing a great job, Paul’s [Richardson] starting to slowly get back into the flow, starting to feel a little bit more healthy. So yeah, Cam Sims – of course – [Brian] Quick had a big catch yesterday. I like all the receivers; Rob Davis has come in and done some good things.”

Preseason game vs Browns:

Caleb Brantley:

Montez Sweat:

Punt returner:

“I want our guy to catch the ball. Just catch the ball. Fair catch it if you have to. Just catch it. Trey [Quinn] has really got great hands back there. He’s very dependable as far as catching the ball. [Greg] Stroman has done it before. We’re looking at a couple other guys, so it’s a work in progress. We just have to find another one other than Trey. Right now, Trey would be the starter but Stroman’s done it, like I said, so we’ve got a couple other guys we’re looking at.”

Wide receiver rotation:

Jordan Brailford:


Adonis Alexander: