The NFL has said that the Raiders didn’t violate the Rooney Rule in connection with the hiring of coach Jon Gruden. That’s the easy part; the hard part is reconciling the league’s conclusion with things owner Mark Davis publicly said. Elaborating on Friday’s announcement of a finding of compliance, the league providing the following quote [more]
Bruce Arians may be color commentating on Monday Night Football in the near future. You haven’t seen the last of Bruce Arians in the NFL. Since Arians’ premature retirement from coaching due to health concerns, he hasn’t sounded like a man ready to kick his feet up and retire to some beach or swing
Jon Gruden’s nine-year career at ESPN included the excellent QB Camp series, which featured a more raw and rough version of Gruden, interacting with selected members of the incoming class of quarterbacks. During a recent visit to PFT Live, I asked Gruden to identify the quarterback whose career surprised Gruden the most, given his expectations [more]
The NFL said Friday that the Oakland Raiders complied with the “Rooney Rule” when they hired Jon Gruden as head coach. The league said a review found the Raiders conducted “bona fide” interviews with minority candidates during their search for a replacement for Jack Del Rio, who was fired after...
Jon Gruden’s hiring has turned into a flashpoint for the Rooney Rule. Jon Gruden’s hiring has turned into a flashpoint for the Rooney Rule between the NFL and the Fitz Pollard Alliance. The Oakland Raiders pursued Gruden with so such a myopic focus after their season ended that they tripped up over
Bruce Arians has had his name floated about as a potential replacement for Jon Gruden as an analyst on ESPN’s Monday Night Football. The former Cardinals coach seems perfect for the job, other than, of course, for the possible need for a seven-second delay. Arians said he would have interest in the job, calling it [more]
NFL says Raiders conducted "bona fide" interviews with minority candidates during search
The NFL says the Oakland Raiders complied with the "Rooney Rule" when they hired Jon Gruden as head coach
The NFL announced that the Oakland Raiders complied with the Rooney Rule before hiring coach Jon Gruden.
The Rooney Rule is no more. Or it might as well be. Time of death, 2:29 p.m. ET. The NFL has put out word that the Raiders complied with the Rooney Rule before hiring coach Jon Gruden. Even though they agreed to hire Gruden before they fired Jack Del Rio, which owner Mark Davis admitted [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
For years, Raiders coach Jon Gruden seemed destined to return to coaching. So how did he know now was the time to return? “You know, we had an event, Mike, in Tampa,” Gruden said during a recent visit to PFT Live. “We had a Monday night game in Tampa, and there was a Ring of Honor [more]
If you’ve never listened to the PFT PM podcast, you picked the right day to start. Wednesday’s edition includes a lot less from me, and a lot more from two significant guests: Raiders coach Jon Gruden and former Oilers/Titans and Rams coach Jeff Fisher. It’s now available, at the usual rate. Which means you’re certain [more]
When Jon Gruden was introduced as the head coach of the Raiders, he said he will “demand a lot” of quarterback Derek Carr in 2018 and beyond in order to “unlock the greatness” inside of him. It’s probably not much of a surprise that the man Gruden hired as offensive coordinator thinks that Carr will [more]
The podcast crew is back with another sports media roundtable. Subscribe on iTunes! This week, Ben Heisler is joined by Andrew Bucholtz and Matt Yoder to discuss some of the biggest headlines in sports media. 1:04 – Down ratings forShow More Summary
The Oakland Raiders coach once told Case Keenum he would get his shot
If you haven’t subscribed to the PFT PM podcast, right now would be a great time to do it. Coming later today will be the 70th episode of the most-weekdays, afternoon-drive program, and it will include conversations with Raiders coach Jon Gruden and former Titans and Rams coach Jeff Fisher. Gruden joins the show little [more]
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
Gruden nailed it five years ago.
Nobody could have foreseen Case Keenum's dramatic rise. Nobody except for Jon Gruden, that is.