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Digest: Redskins to promote Manusky; considering ex-Ravens aide Cavanaugh as OC

Digest: Redskins to promote Manusky; considering ex-Ravens aide Cavanaugh as OC

It took 17 days from the moment the Washington Redskins fired Joe Barry until the time they decided on his successor, a rigorous search to find Redskins coach Jay Gruden's third defensive coordinator in four seasons.

It turned out Barry's replacement was already a member of Gruden's coaching staff.

The Redskins will promote outside linebackers coach Greg Manusky to defensive coordinator, according to several people with knowledge of the situation Sunday.

It's the fourth time Manusky, 50, will serve as a NFL defensive coordinator. Before joining the Redskins last year, Manusky was defensive coordinator for the San...

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