Raiders coach Jon Gruden on brother Jay's firing from Redskins: 'Welcome to the club, bro'

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Raiders coach Jon Gruden on brother Jay’s firing from Redskins: ‘Welcome to the club, bro’

Oakland Raiders coach Jon Gruden was upset brother Jay Grude was fired by the Washington Redskins, although he did say “Welcome to the club, bro.”

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Brotherly ribbing is apparently always tolerated in the Gruden household, even when one of the siblings has lost his job. 

Oakland Raiders coach Jon Gruden lamented that his brother, Jay, was fired by the Washington Redskins on Monday. He also took the opportunity to get a subtle dig in on his younger bro. 

“My dad’s been fired,” Gruden told reporters during his weekly news conference. “I’ve been fired. Jay’s been fired, and welcome to the club, bro.”

It may not be the best club to join, but at least Jay has some familial company. And Jon first expressed sadness his brother could…

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