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Jay Gruden signed a five-year deal to become the eighth head coach of the Washington Redskins since Daniel Snyder bought the franchise in 1999 on Thursday.

“We’ve got to forget about the past and look toward the future every day,” Gruden said Thursday.

Gruden, who is the brother of former NFL head coach and TV commentator Jon Gruden, replaces Mike Shanahan.

, who was fired four years into a five-year deal at the end of the 2013 season, which ended with a franchise-worst eight consecutive losses.

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