"Not a lot of time to really get a brand new quarterback and new system installed and taught in a couple of days of practice", Gruden said. "But we will probably go a different direction".
"We wanted a guy with a similar skill set with Colt", Gruden said. "Not that Colin can't do some of the things that I'm talking about, but somebody with a little bit of familiarity".
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"This is a tough blow", Gruden said.
Of course. the 'Skins lost Alex Smith to a gruesome injury back on November 18 - but passed on signing Kaepernick the following week in favor of adding Mark Sanchez. Sanchez went 13-of-21 for 100 yards and an interception without much knowledge of the playbook. Yates before going with Sanchez.
So now the Redskins, who at 6-6 are a game back of the first-place Cowboys in the NFC East, will start a quarterback, in Sanchez, who last week saw his first National Football League regular-season action since 2016 and have a backup who hasn't thrown a pass in a regular-season game since 2011.
When he limped to the sideline, he was having trouble putting weight on his leg, and he eventually made his way into the Redskins locker room, where an x-ray revealed he had a broken bone. Jonathan Cooper tore a biceps tendon and needs season-ending surgery; Tony Bergstrom will miss at least two games with a high ankle sprain.