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PHOENIX — As his search for a coach reaches a third week today, Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder is expanding his options.
A week ago, Gregg Williams was the favorite to be the next coach of the Washington Redskins. Yesterday after falling out of favor with Redskins owner Dan Snyder and executive vice president Vinny Cerrato during the interview process, Williams was relieved of his duties as Washington's assistant head coach-defense.
Seattle Seahawks assistant Jim Mora became the third person to interview for the Washington Redskins' coaching position, and Indianapolis Colts defensive coordinator Ron Meeks is set to chat with owner Dan Snyder today.
The expression on Dan Snyder's face as Joe Gibbs announced his Final Retirement last week could have been interpreted any number of ways.
Gregg Williams, the leading candidate to succeed Joe Gibbs as coach of the Washington Redskins, didn't have to wait long for his interview with team owner Dan Snyder.
The first time Joe Gibbs retired in 1993, he left Redskin Park as a conquering king, a three-time Super Bowl winner bound for Canton. The atmosphere yesterday at his Second Farewell Address was decidedly different. Coach Joe seemed more like an outgoing one-term president — not a failure, necessarily, but a man who was leaving behind a fair share of unfinished business.
Ultimately, Joe Gibbs chose playing Scrabble with his grandchildren in Charlotte over coaching the Washington Redskins at FedEx Field.
A month ago when the Redskins were dragging along at 5-7, everybody was asking me whether Joe Gibbs should be fired — fans, radio interviewers, my dentist, everybody. In fact, they posed a much more leading question than that: Shouldn't Joe Gibbs be fired? I gave them all the same answer:
It was supposed to be a mismatch and ultimately turned out that way — but not in the way the numbers seemed to suggest.