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Redskins coach Gruden fills final spots on staff

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ASHBURN, Va. (AP) -- New Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden has filled the final spots on his coaching staff.

The Redskins announced Tuesday that Bradford Banta has been hired as the assistant special teams coach, Shane Day as assistant offensive line and offensive quality control coach, and Jake Peetz as offensive quality control coach.

The Redskins will also retain Aubrey Pleasant, who will be a defensive quality control coach after working as an offensive assistant for the Redskins last season.

Banta spent the past six seasons with the Detroit Lions. Day spent the past two seasons as the quarterbacks coach for the University of Connecticut. Peetz spent last year working with the football program at the University of Alabama.

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