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Feb 21, 2014; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden speaks to the media in a press conference during the 2014 NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

Jon Gruden says his brother Jay is the better coach

Every time a head coaching job opens up in the NFL, former Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Jon Gruden, who currently works as an analyst for ESPN, has his name thrown around in the media. Gruden is widely considered a great coach, who has a Super Bowl win on his resume, but he thinks he might not even be the best coach in his family referring to his brother Jay who was recently hired as head coach of the Washington Redskins.

I have a lot of faults,” Jon said to Fox 5 in Washington, via the Washington Post. “You know, he was a lot better player than I was. He’s a lot better coach. I couldn’t take care of my emotions. I’m still a basket case. They called me Chucky, so I think you get my drift.”

As anyone does when a loved one compliments you in a manner praising you more than themselves, Jay deflected all the credit back to Jon.

“I’m a little bit more laidback than he is — on the surface that is,” Jay said. “We’re both very competitive. We love to win, we love football, and that runs in the family I guess. Football runs in our blood and we love to compete. We love to win, and we’ll do whatever it takes to do that.”

If what Jon is saying is true, and not purely brotherly love, the Redskins might have a bright future ahead of them.

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