Senior transportation advisor Jim McNeill said Thursday the team will begin a process of interviewing candidates to replace Joe Theismann in 2019.

    “We have an abundance of quarterbacks in the league,” McNeill told ESPN’s Mike Garafolo.

    “We are very confident in our team, the coaching staff and in our roster and we are going to get it sorted out.”

    The Redskins have not officially announced the hiring of a new quarterback since the start of the 2019 season.

    The club has said they will begin interviews this week.

    “When you have a great team, great players, great coaches and great owners, you’re not going to be short of talent,” McNeil said.

    “When you lose a quarterback, it’s tough.

    We’re looking forward to seeing how this process unfolds.”

    McNeill said the team is open to multiple candidates, including former Stanford quarterback Josh Nunes and Wisconsin safety Eric Kendricks.

    “They have tremendous depth, a lot of great players and a great coaching staff,” McNeill said.

    Nunes is the longest-tenured member of the Redskins and is a former Stanford offensive lineman.

    He played in 10 seasons in the NFL with the Philadelphia Eagles, Baltimore Ravens, New York Jets and Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

    Kendricks played five seasons in Oakland, Seattle and Kansas City, but has spent most of his career with the Washington Redskins.

    McNeill did not elaborate on his thoughts on the future of Theisman.

    The Redskins also need a quarterback and the team has yet to announce a starter in the 2019 NFL Draft.

    They have four scholarship quarterbacks, including freshman Jordan Lynch, and will have to decide whether to keep their pick in the first or second round of the draft.

    “It will be very difficult for me to say, ‘No, we’re going to pick No. 2 or No. 3 in the draft,’ ” McNeill added.

    “But, you know, it would be foolish not to make the right decision.

    And we will make the correct decision.”

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