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Digest: Family matters prevent Redskins GM McCloughan from attending NFL combine

Digest: Family matters prevent Redskins GM McCloughan from attending NFL combine

Washington Redskins general manager Scot McCloughan is not attending the NFL combine in Indianapolis.

Team spokesman Tony Wyllie confirmed McCloughan's absence in an email to the Associated Press on Thursday, saying McCloughan "is taking care of some family matters."

Coach Jay Gruden and other officials are representing the Redskins at the combine, a key evaluating opportunity ahead of the April draft where many decision-makers and agents are present. It was not clear how many GMs were there, but 20 of 32 held media availabilities Wednesday or Thursday.

An email seeking comment from McCloughan's agent,...

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