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Redskins Teammates Work Out Together With A Little Help From Jon Gruden


Since Redskins head coach Jay Gruden is in Phoenix, Ariz., for the NFL Annual Meetings, Washington Redskins' teammates looked to another Gruden, his big brother Jon, to help with some early spring reps down in Tampa, Fla.

Gruden, who serves as a commentator on "Monday Night Football," was the head coach for the Oakland Raiders and won Super Bowl XXXVII with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Among the players training were quarterbacks Kirk Cousins and Nate Sudfeld along with wide receivers Jamison Crowder, Josh Doctson and Terrelle Pryor Sr. They were also accompanied by Kirk's older brother, Kyle Cousins.  

This visit falls into what Pryor wanted to accomplish this offseason before training camp.

After signing with the Redskins, Pryor was positive that he would be a good fit for the Redskins high octane passing game and wanted to make sure that he got an early jump on the 2017 season with Cousins, as well as the rest of the offensive playmakers.

"Obviously, when we get together in the offseason, we'll have time to work together and get better at things that they think I need to get better at so we could possibly run those things," Pryor said.

Doctson and Cousins also needed a little more time since together Doctson missed almost the entire 2016 season due to an Achilles injury. After the workout session, receiver Josh Doctson wrote on Twitter, "100%," likely alluding to his health status.

Cousins has worked out with Jon Gruden before at his annual quarterback camp prior to the 2012 NFL Draft. Gruden should be happy to see the growth in Cousins' game after just one full year as the Redskins starter.

It turns out that Cousins wasn't in the Sunshine State just to work out with his receivers, however. He was also able to treat himself to his favorite sandwich shop, Earl the Sandwich, for a post workout meal.

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