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Washington scores unimpressive 20-17 victory over Cleveland

CLEVELAND - Jay Gruden made sweeping changes following his disappointing 4-12 debut as an NFL head coach, shaking up the Washington Redskins' coaching staff and bringing in a specialist to hone the mechanics and decision-making of quarterback Robert Griffin III. But the first meaningful glimpse at the results of Gruden's Year 2 overhaul Thursday's 20-17 win in the preseason opener against the Cleveland Browns suggested only incremental progress. Griffin failed to engineer a touchdown in two series' work, as the starting offense's red-zone woes continued. Despite a new coordinator and addition of veteran free agents, lapses by the Redskins' defense made...

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