Washington Redskins Fire Coach Jay Gruden
Washington Redskins Fire Coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins Fire Coach Jay Gruden .

Redskins owner Daniel Snyder and team president Bruce Allen announced Gruden's release on Monday morning.

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Through the first five games of the 2019 season, the team has clearly not performed up to expectations, and we all share in that responsibility.

, Washington Redskins, via statement .

The Redskins fell to 0-5 after a 33-7 loss to the New England Patriots on Sunday.

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We are committed to doing all that we can collectively as an organization to turn things around and give our Redskins fans a team they can be proud of in 2019 and beyond.

, Washington Redskins, via statement.

Redskins assistant head coach/offensive line coach Bill Callahan will serve as the interim head coach.

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Gruden had a 35-49-1 record in his sixth season with Washington.

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The coach had one more year remaining on his contract and is owed $5 million for 2020.

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Gruden becomes the fifth coach to be fired by Snyder, .

Joining Norv Turner, Marty Schottenheimer, Jim Zorn and Mike Shanahan.