A Burgundy and Gold Obsession
    S.O.S. - Support Our Site!


    SOS - Support Our Site!

    It costs money to host the most intelligent community of Washington Redskins fans on the web. Between now and 1 September, any BGO member making a site donation, big or small, will receive an official oval BGO Bumper Sticker. Donate more than $10.00 and we'll send you the large version of this beautiful sticker. Show your pride in the site you love.


    • Skins Quotes 11/21: Jay Gruden

      November 21, 2014
      Redskins Park

      Head Coach Jay Gruden

      On the injury report:
      “Chris Baker did not participate. He is out. Shawn Lauvao was limited. He’s questionable. Jordan Reed did not participate. He is also out. Trent Williams did not participate. He’s questionable. Trent Murphy was full today. He is probable.”

      On if there is more optimism today regarding tackle Trent Williams:
      “Yeah, he’s made some progress in the training room. Yes, there is a little bit more, but we’ll see how it goes. The five-hour flight and all that stuff, that will be a big deal, how he gets off the plane., [if it] swells back up. So, we’ll see.”

      On if Barry Cofield, Jr. was eased in at defensive end because of the physical demand of playing nose tackle:
      “Yes, and with Baker being out now, Cofield’s going to have to play more nose, and obviously [Kedric] Golston is going to play some more nose. It’s demanding in there, man. Those guys bump and grind all day long. They have got to hold up centers. They have got to work off double teams. They have got to stay in their gap, and it’s not easy with those big linemen pushing you down and double-teaming you. So, yes, it’s important to have a good rotation and to make sure the guy is 100 percent healthy and in good shape before you ask him to do a lot of snaps.”

      On Cofield’s snap count:
      “Well, he’s going to play more now, especially with Baker not going. But, we feel like he’s in good shape. He’s done good. Last week he did a good job for the reps he has, but we still have a real good rotation with Baker not going. We still have [Stephen] Bowen, we still have Golston, we still have obviously Barry. So, we have a good rotation. They can still get their rest when they need it.”

      On if the players blocked out the early part of the week and had a good week of practice:
      “I don’t think anybody really used it as a distraction. I think our guys came out, they met and they practiced hard like they always do. Practices weren’t prefect by any stretch. We got a lot of coaching done and a lot of plays in and I think the past is the past. I think the guys that have been here kind of have a pretty good understanding of what it is like to be a Washington Redskin with the media, so they understand it a little bit more than some of the young guys, but it wasn’t a distraction.”

      On San Francisco’s pass rush with Aldon Smith and Justin Smith:
      “Well, there’s a couple on the other side that are pretty good, too. They are very good at what they do and that’s rush the passer when they get you to third down. The whole thing about offensive football – no matter where you are, whether it’s here or anywhere you go – it’s about rhythm, it’s about precision, it’s about accuracy and making good, sound decisions. And if the pocket breaks down, that’s where you’ve got to use your athleticism, make good decisions or throw it away. So hopefully Robert [Griffin III] will make good decisions come Sunday because there will be some times where everything is not going to be perfect and he is going to have to make a decision, either abort ship or get the ball out of his hands, throw it away and not take a negative play.”

      On if it helps to face a similar scheme in practice every day:
      “Yeah, it does, schematically they are very similar. They do a little bit of different things on the back end and obviously the players are a lot different, but overall going against them in training camp has helped a little bit. We know how to go against this style of defense. Hopefully we use that to our advantage but we have to just let it go on Sunday.”

      On if quarterback Robert Griffin III’s progress with his decision making is evident in practice:
      “He makes progress in practice, no question. He doesn’t make every read perfect and sometimes you’ve got to rep something again to make sure everything is right but it’s just part of playing the position. And then come game day, you script a certain play against a certain coverage in practice but on game day you might get something totally different where you have to adjust. Every time you go into the game as a quarterback you are prepared for what you think you are going to see but you also have to react to some other things that could come up. Somebody might miss a block or a blitz that you haven’t seen or something. Some of it is a leap of faith where, hey, you’ve just got to adjust and know where to go with the ball versus certain things and the more he plays the better he will get at that.”
      This article was originally published in forum thread: Skins Quotes 11/21: Jay Gruden started by Boone View original post
    • BGO Twitter Feed

    • Currently Active UsersCurrently Online

      There are currently 200 users online. 12 members and 188 guests

      Most users ever online was 1,521, 05-26-12 at 01:30 PM.

      1. Ax,
      2. Boone,
      3. Chucknorrissinspiration,
      4. Goaldeje,
      5. Henry,
      6. Jimbo,
      7. john.hilker.9,
      8. ntotoro,
      9. Om,
      10. Shi no Tenshi,
      11. SkinsOrlando
    • Countdown Clock

      00 00 00 00
      DAYS HOURS MINS SECS
    • Poll of the Day

      Will the Skins Prevail vs. the Packers? (Votes: 4)

      1. Win (Votes: 1)

      2. Lose (Votes: 3)

      3. Come on! These guys haven't had a real team since Lombardi. (Votes: 0)

    • BGO Mail

      Join Our BGO Mail List

      Sign-up here to receive our BGO site emails. Keep abreast of breaking Redskins and BGO news, events, contests, and announcements!
    • BGO Game Day Chat

      Be There.

      Or be square.
    • NFC East Standings

    • 2018 Schedule

    • BGO Premium

      Help us, help YOU!
      Become a

      Member

      Make a Site Donation today and join the ranks of the Immortals!
    • Get Tapatalk!

      Tapatalk is one of the best ways to view BGO on your iPhone, Android, or Windows Phone. Android app on Google Play Download on App Store
    • BGO Messenger

      Get BGO Messenger! Interact with BGO members via IM or join our famous Game Day Chats on your phone or tablet. Android app on Google Play Download on App Store
    • BGO Friends

    • NFL Spy


      Quick access to NFL rival fan forums and all official team sites!


      Visit the Enemy
    • BGO On Twitter