Jay Gruden excited by RG III pairing

Updated: January 10, 2014, 8:52 AM ET
By John Keim | ESPN.com

ASHBURN, Va. -- Jay Gruden hasn't studied him, but he has watched him. He's seen Robert Griffin III's dashing runs and big plays. He's seen a quarterback that can move in the pocket and hit big plays downfield. And he's seen a quarterback he says he's anxious now to have.

As Gruden's tenure with the Washington Redskins starts, there's no doubt that Griffin is his quarterback.

"I see toughness," the new Redskins coach said Thursday. "I see a guy that wants to win and I see a strong ...

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