Numerous injuries the past two years have certainly played a part, including losing two quarterbacks in three weeks. Most recently, quarterback Alex Smith broke two bones in his leg and underwent surgery in November, and backup Colt McCoy broke a leg in December.
Gruden has two years left on his contract, receiving an extension in 2017. It’s the first time owner Dan Snyder has given a head coach an extension.
Some changes are expected on Gruden’s staff next season. The Washington Post reported that some assistant coaches are not expected back, and team President Bruce Allen might have changes in duties.
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