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Jay Gruden says Dan Snyder would 'come off his yacht and make' draft picks for Washington

We might finally have an explanation for why the Washington Football Team hasn’t won a playoff game since the 2005 season. Despite coaches and executives carefully planning out how to approach the NFL draft, team owner Dan Snyder would occasionally “come off his yacht and make” selections, according to the Washington Post.

That quote comes courtesy of former Washington head coach Jay Gruden, who said the team’s coaches would work with vice president of player personnel Kyle Smith on draft strategies only for Snyder to make a pick at the last second.

“Every year that I was there, we had a pretty good draft class, with a couple exceptions,” former coach Jay Gruden said.