No secrets Rams’ coach Sean McVay and Jay Gruden reunited in today’s matchup
Paranoia runs strong in the NFL. Former Washington Redskins coach George Allen had the trees around training camp practice fields searched for would-be spies from opponents. Nowadays, even with sophisticated film study practices and equipment, teams go to great lengths to protect their information while trying to glean as much as they can from their opponents.
But what do you do when your next opponent was once your most trusted asset?
On Sunday, when the Redskins face the Rams at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, secrecy largely will be tossed out the window.
As Jay Gruden tries to direct his team to its first win of the season, he will do so while standing on the opposite sideline of a man who knows his offense as well as he does: former Redskins offensive coordinator and new Rams Coach Sean McVay.
It’s a coaching challenge unlike any Gruden has experienced.
“Not really. Not like this,” Gruden acknowledged. “We