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By The Associated Press
Thursday, Dec. 24, 2009
 

Washington Redskins dysfunction hit a new level Wednesday when an assistant coach told reporters they should "go to the source" for a "yes or no" when reporting a story.

In the same interview, he proceeded to utter an ambiguous "no" that failed to clear up anything.

Secondary coach Jerry Gray was asked: "Have you interviewed for the head coaching job with Washington?" His answer was clear: "No." But Gray wouldn't repeat the denial, even shooing away reporters seeking clarification as he stood outside the trainers' room.

A few minutes later, team spokesman Zack Bolno said that Gray's "no" actually meant "no comment."

» Larry Johnson's gift has lost some of its luster. The running back will get his wish on Sunday and get on the field against the Kansas City Chiefs, the team that let him go last month. He probably won't get too many chances to rub it in. Johnson is likely to get only a few carries in the Cincinnati Bengals' run-oriented offense, just enough time to say hello and remind the Chiefs that he's still around but not enough to make it "the best Christmas gift" he called it a few weeks ago.

» Michael Vick won the Ed Block Courage Award, voted on by his teammates on the Philadelphia Eagles. The once-disgraced star quarterback returned to the league after spending 18 months in a federal prison for his role in a dogfighting ring.

» Brian Westbrook was cleared to play after recovering from two concussions and is expected to return against the Denver Broncos at home Sunday.

» New England Patriots running back Fred Taylor seems set to face his former team after missing 10 games with an ankle injury.

» Oakland Raiders quarterback Charlie Frye has been cleared to play after sustaining a concussion against Denver last week and will start Sunday's game against his former team, the Cleveland Browns.

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