Gray to Coach Redskins' DB's

Yet another coach with a glittering resume joined the Redskins staff today when former Buffalo defensive coordinator Jerry Gray came on to be the defensive backs coach.

The Redskins finally got the man they wanted two years ago. They added Jerry Gray to be their secondary coach, replacing DeWayne Walker.

Walker has agreed to become UCLA's defensive coordinator after spending the past two seasons working with Washington's corners.

Walker is the second coach to leave this offseason with Bill Musgrave having gone to Atlanta.

But the coaching staff should be strong with the addition of Gray. Perhaps it's not as big as Al Saunders joining the offensive staff, but it is a good addition nonetheless.

Gray was considered as a defensive coordinator by a few teams and Houston interviewed him for its head coaching vacancy.

Gray is reunited with assistant head coach for defense Gregg Williams, whom he coached under at Tennessee and Buffalo. Gray played defensive back in the NFL for nine seasons.

 
Gray, second from left, is very familiar with Williams having worked with him in Buffalo (yes, that is special teams coach Danny Smith over Williams' left shoulder)


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