After a series of coaching changes in the defense, Washington made a change to their offensive staff by promoting quarterback coach Kevin O & # 39; Connell for offensive coordinator on Tuesday.
Connell is highly regarded among Washington's front office. He earned the title of Passport Coordinator last season and had a major impact on offensive play calling.
Connell replaced Matt Cavanaugh, the team's offensive coordinator over the past two seasons. Cavanaugh will remain on coaching staff as Senior Offensive Assistant.
Words about NFL circles are that O & # 39; Connell has been requested by teams with cavities in offensive coordinator. Redskins couldn't afford to lose another young offensive mind as they did with Sean McVay.
McVay was a member of Washington's coaching staff before joining Rams. Rams now represent the NFC in the Super Bowl.
In just 33 years, O & # 39; Connell seems to have the opportunity to succeed Jay Gruden in the main. And if Washington chooses a quarterback with their No. 1