Most of the pieces are in place for the Washington Redskins' offense to be a perennial contender in the NFL.
Head coach Jay Gruden is here to provide the missing pieces and take the personnel to the next level.
“It’s definitely a great hire for the offense," he said. "That offense in Cincinnati was very similar to our offense, so that’s definitely a great thing for us."
With Gruden as the offensive coordinator from 2011-13, Cincinnati averaged 21.5, 24.4, and 26.9 points per game, respectively.
The passing game specifically saw improvements from year-to-year in total yardage, as well as yards per pass.
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“On offense, with Robert [Griffin III], Alfred [Morris], our offensive line and the rest of the receivers, we won’t have to learn a whole new playbook," he said. "We just have to add on to what we already know and we’ll definitely continue to grow as a young team, as a young offense.”