Washington Redskins Fire
Coach Jay Gruden
Redskins owner Daniel Snyder and
team president Bruce Allen announced
Gruden's release on Monday morning.
Through the first five games of the 2019 season, the team has clearly not performed up to expectations, and we all share in that responsibility. , Washington Redskins, via statement
The Redskins fell to 0-5 after a 33-7 loss to
the New England Patriots on Sunday.
We are committed to doing all that we can collectively as an organization to turn things around and give our Redskins fans a team they can be proud of in 2019 and beyond.
, Washington Redskins, via statement.
Redskins assistant head coach/offensive line coach Bill Callahan will serve as the interim head coach.
Gruden had a 35-49-1 record in his sixth season with Washington.
The coach had one more year remaining on
his contract and is owed $5 million for 2020.
Gruden becomes the fifth coach
to be fired by Snyder,
joining Norv Turner, Marty Schottenheimer,
Jim Zorn and Mike Shanahan.