Redskins launch one of their greatest from front office

One of the most beloved players of the Joe Gibbs era, and a winner of three Super Bowl rings with the Washington Redskins, is out.

The Redskins announced that Don Warren, the former tight end and member of the team’s 70 Greatest Redskins lineup, and Russ Bolinger are out as scouts, the Washington Post reported.

Warren, who played for the organization from 1979 to 1992 and was a member of the famed Hogs, was hired as a pro scout in 2005 when Gibbs returned to the team. He did so after finishing a successful run coaching his sons in high school sports. All three of his boys went on to play football at Virginia Tech.

Now, Warren, who turned 54 today, is out on the street looking for a job after 19 years of working as an employee for the team as a player or scout. League insiders said that Warren developed quickly as a talent evaluator and his input was valued.

Bolinger primarily focused on college scouting. New general manager Bruce Allen and coach Mike Shanahan are expected to fill multiple positions with people they have worked with in the past.

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