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Experienced assistant coaches were brought to support Redskins offensive coordinator Sean McVay, who is just 29 years old. (Associated Press)

Sean McVay surrounded by veteran Redskins assistants

- The Washington Times

When Redskins offensive coordinator McVay responds to a question, he sounds like he knew what was going to be asked. Answers are rapid and clear. In more than seven minutes with reporters last week, McVay said "um" once. That pause only popped loose when he was asked about how rookie wide receiver Jamison Crowder was handling domestic violence accusations.

Washington Redskins defensive lineman Terrance Knighton (98) gestures during an NFL football organized team activity, Tuesday, June 9, 2015, in Ashburn, Va. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Lifelong friends Chris Baker, Terrance Knighton reunite on Redskins

- The Washington Times

Baker became enamored with football in his junior year of high school through lifelong friend Knighton. Knighton -- who was a senior on the football team at Windsor High School in Connecticut -- saw Baker's size, and recruited him to join the team. More than a decade later, the nose tackles would reunite for the Washington Redskins.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive back Brandon Dixon (39) knocks down Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (10) during the first half of an NFL football game in Landover, Md., Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Mark Tenally)

Pocket Change: NFL's young, mobile QBs caught in adjustment process

- The Washington Times

It seemed to be a matter of when, not if, the college-style offense took over the professional game, with four youngsters seemingly representing the new breed. Now, not even two years later, those four have encountered a series of obstacles that have dimmed their once-bright futures.

Redskins coach Jay Gruden tweaked the offense to maximize abilities and let playmakers like DeSean Jackson (right) do their thing. (Associated Press Photographs)

Don't expect radical changes in Redskins' playbook

- The Washington Times

However one describes it, two things are clear: Jay Gruden, as he has often tried to do, has tailored it to his players' strengths. And, come its full reveal for Washington's regular-season opener on Sunday at Houston, it won't look much different from what the previous coaching staff strung together in recent years.