If the goal was to get Jay Gruden a head coaching job by creating demand this offseason, agent Bob LaMonte’s plan appears to be working marvelously.

According to Mark Maske of the Washington Post, the Redskins “have made progress” toward a deal which would make the Bengals offensive coordinator the team’s next head coach.

The report comes with a few cautions, citing the “sensitive stage” of the negotiations, and that a deal “was within reach but not fully completed.”