Bill Callahan, Norv Turner, Art Shell, Lane Kiffin, Tom Cable, Hue Jackson, Dennis Allen, Tony Sparano and Jack Del Rio. That’s nine different head coaches for the Oakland Raiders in the 17 years between Jon Gruden’s two stints as head coach of the Silver and Black. In an interview with KNBR on Wednesday, Gruden said [more]
The Atlanta Falcons are hiring Bernie Parmalee to serve as the team’s running backs coach, according to Alex Marvez of the Sporting News. Parmalee has spent the last three seasons serving in the same role as a member of Jack Del Rio’s staff with the Oakland Raiders. With Del Rio being replaced by Jon Gruden [more]
As if his involvement in the representation of former Raiders coach Jack Del Rio and current Raiders coach John Gruden wasn’t awkward enough, agent Bob Lamonte has found an even more awkward situation for himself. Lamonte represents both Colts G.M. Chris Ballard and not-Colts coach Josh McDaniels. While it’s not an ideal look for McDaniels [more]
The Giants have found a replacement for Steve Spagnuolo, and it isn’t Jack Del Rio.
Pat Shurmur's Giants coaching staff began to round into form Sunday morning, even before Shurmur could officially sign his Giants contract.
The Giants are expected to hire Pat Shurmur as their next head coach and he’s reportedly interested in adding a former NFL head coach to run his defense. Chris Mortensen of ESPN reports that Jack Del Rio is the “leading candidate” to become the Giants defensive coordinator. Del Rio was fired by the Raiders this [more]
The Raiders won’t face discipline for the way they handled their coaching search. It was clear soon after the Raiders fired Jack Del Rio that Jon Gruden was next in line as the team’s new head coach. But the NFL has completed its investigation into whether the team complied with the Rooney Rule. Show More Summary
Jon Gruden is back in town and there is a lot of excitement already surrounding the 2018 NFL season for the Oakland Raiders. After suffering through an incredibly disappointing 2017 season, the Raiders fired head coach Jack Del Rio in order to bring Gruden in. Show More Summary
The Oakland Raiders are coming under fire yet again for the firing of Jack Del Rio and the hiring of Jon Gruden. According to ESPN, the Raiders may have hired Gruden without following through with the Rooney Rule. We all know what the...Show More Summary
Raiders owner Mark Davis confirmed today what has been widely suspected: He got Jon Gruden to agree to become the next head coach of the Raiders first, then fired Jack Del Rio, then conducted the required Rooney Rule interviews. After his press conference today, Davis spoke to a group of Oakland reporters and acknowledged that [more]
Jon Gruden, an ESPN analyst who coached the Raiders from 1998 to 2001, will return to Oakland to replace Jack Del Rio, according to reports.
Many tried, but failed. The Raiders have done what once seemed impossible. Years of rumors about the possibility of Jon Gruden returning to coaching were annually shot down, but the Oakland Raiders finally did the impossible and convinced...Show More Summary
The Raiders, by all appearances, fired Jack Del Rio because they know they’ll be hiring Jon Gruden. While they’ll undoubtedly find a way to check the Rooney Rule box by interviewing a minority candidate for the job, the spirit of the provision named for the late Dan Rooney isn’t being honored if the Raiders know [more]
When the Raiders fired Jack Del Rio after Sunday’s loss to the Chargers ended their season with a 6-10 record, there was no rush of reports about candidates to replace him on the sideline. The reason for that is because every indication under the sun is that Jon Gruden is returning to his former job [more]
A season that started with Super Bowl expectations ended with coach Jack Del Rio getting fired after a six-win season, sending the Oakland Raiders into another offseason of uncertainty.
Once the Oakland Raiders disappointing season ended on Sunday, many waited on pins and needles to see what the franchise would do and they followed through with parting ways with head coach Jack Del Rio, just one year after he sent the franchise to the playoffs for the first time since 2002. As soon as […]
Jack Del Rio had the Oakland Raiders looking like a serious Super Bowl contender coming into the 2017 NFL season. Unfortunately, the team finished the year with a 6-10 record and he was immediately fired. It is yet another reminder of...Show More Summary
Whether you like the Rooney Rule or not, it remains in place. Which means that teams must comply with it, or face the consequences. Which means that the Raiders, who are expected to hire Jon Gruden to replace Jack Del Rio, have a problem. But here’s the thing: It’s become incredibly easy to comply with [more]
The Oakland Raiders fired coach Jack Del Rio after the team finished the season with a dismal 6-10 record. As shocking as that was, the rumors surrounding the hiring of Jon Gruden according to ESPN just proves that the Raiders are looking backward instead of forward. Show More Summary
It’s not official yet, but it’s getting there. ESPN reports that ESPN employee Jon Gruden will be the next head coach of the Raiders. The connection is less premature, given that owner Mark Davis already has fired Jack Del Rio. The connection is still somewhat premature, given that the Raiders will be required to comply [more]