Did the Washington Commanders score with Kliff Kingsbury as their next OC? | The Exempt List

Yahoo Sports NFL writer Charles McDonald and Jessica Smetana from the Dan Le Batard Show dive into the Commanders’ choice to bring on the former Cardinals head coach as their new offensive coordinator. Hear the full conversation on “The Exempt List with Charles McDonald” – part of the “Zero Blitz” podcast – and subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you listen.

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CHARLES MCDONALD: The Washington Commanders are doing that with Kliff Kingsbury as their offensive coordinator. Kliff was fired last season from the Cardinals because Jonathan Gannon just finished his first season. Kliff was the offensive coordinator at USC this year, where they took a step back on offense. How much faith do you have in this Kliff Kingsbury-Dan Quinn marriage–

JESSICA SMETANA: OK, I think what’s going on with the Commanders and the job search and all the reporting that’s come out after is some of the most bizarre stuff I have seen in a really long time. Because from what I can tell, the Commanders wanted to hire either the Lions offensive coordinator or the Baltimore defensive coordinator. Both of them said no. Lions offensive coordinator obviously going back to Detroit, Ben Johnson. Good for him. Wants to stay there as a coordinator for a year instead of coach in–

CHARLES MCDONALD: Another year because he turned down jobs last year.

JESSICA SMETANA: Yeah, yeah, which is interesting. And I do genuinely– like, I’m curious what’s going on there. And there’s reporting that it’s like, oh, he’s asking for too much money, or whatever. And it’s like, I don’t know if that’s true or not, but sure. And so they ended up with Dan Quinn, who you, obviously, are very familiar with as a Falcons fan. So it’s obvious that he was not their first choice, right? And so trying to–

CHARLES MCDONALD: Or their second choice.

JESSICA SMETANA: Or their second choice. And I don’t think it’s, like, a terrible hire or anything like that. It’s very, like, shades of Ron…


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Publish date : 2024-02-13 14:00:26

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