No victories happen during press conferences. In his first press conference as the new-old coach of the Oakland Raiders, Jon Gruden projected the energy and demeanor that could inspire a room full of grown men to get the most out of their abilities. Honed by nine years of broadcasting, Gruden may be an even better […]
The football gods called Jon Gruden back. After nearly a decade at ESPN calling games on Monday Night Football, Gruden is making his return to football and to the Oakland Raiders. The 54-year-old coach rejoins the organization nearly 17 years to the day after his last game in charge of the team, which came in […]
Jon Gruden has never had a promising, young quarterback like Derek Carr to develop in 11 seasons as an NFL head coach. Carr hasn't had the opportunity to play for a coach like Gruden, an offensive mastermind known for his maniacal work ethic and attention to detail. The way those two fare together will determine […]
NFL Network's Kurt Warner offers his thoughts on the new pairing of Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky and head coach Matt Nagy, and the Oakland Raiders combo of Jon Gruden and Derek Carr.
The Raiders’ interviews with Tee Martin and Bobby Johnson were just for show
After a video montage of his first tenure, Gruden told a room packed with reporters and former players how excited he was to have another opportunity. Gruden was traded to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers before the 2002 season and at the end of his first year defeated the Raiders in Super Bowl 37.
After nine years in media hibernation, Jon Gruden’s head-coaching reboot began with the first victory every new hire desperately wants. Wearing a sharp gray suit and speaking with an even sharper silver tongue, Gruden unfurled a pitch that he has spent nearly a decade crafting – hitting familiar motivational touchstones about being ready to work […]
Jon Gruden hopes he'll finally get the chance to meet Marshawn Lynch now that he's coach of the Oakland Raiders. After having numerous requests turned down by the media-adverse Beast Mode during his tenure as an ESPN announcer, Gruden now is officially Lynch's coach after being introduced Tuesday for his second stint with the Raiders. […]
Once again, Jon Gruden is coaching the Raiders. If his second go-round with them is like his first 11 years in the league, Fantasy owners should be happy.
Gruden is facing impossible expectations in his return, but even he’s not fazed by the pressure
Although Jon Gruden hasn’t roamed the sideline in a decade, one of his former stars said he knows that the coach won’t take long to show his fire.
Tony Gonzalez and Greg Jennings join Colin Cowherd and Jason Whitlock to discuss what Jon Gruden can bring to the Oakland Raiders.