Jay Gruden to call plays, Sean McVay will coach QBs

Sean McVay is a very young offensive coordinator.

At age 27, he's placed himself on the fast track for being an NFL coach. But perhaps the inexperience and youth is one reason why McVay won't have playcalling duties as Washington's offensive coordinator duties this season.

In an interview with ESPN.com, McVay said head coach Jay Gruden will call plays on game days with McVay coaching the quarterbacks. However, McVay, who was a wide receiver at Miami (Ohio) not too long ago, will still have input in other areas on offense.

McVay coached Redskins tight ends from 2011-2013 before receiving the promotion when Gruden was hired. Gruden was last the offensive coordinator with the Cincinnati Bengals.

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun.

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Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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