Oakland Raiders fire Jack Del Rio, clearing way for Jon Gruden's return
03 January, 2018, 01:33 | Author: Greg Wolfe
In a phone conversation with Jerry McDonald of the Bay Area News Group, Gruden admitted that he is being considered as a candidate for the Raiders job. He has seen his share of coaching changes, and said he found Del Rio's firing Sunday probably the most surprising.
He said the Oakland Raiders are his childhood team and he appreciated the opportunity to serve as head coach.
According to Jerry McDonald of the Mercury News, Gruden said, "Well, I think I am being considered, yes". Imagine going up to your girlfriend of three years and saying, "I'm going to propose to this other girl I dated from 1999 to 2001 and if she says no, then I'll probably propose to you".
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Additionally, per the report Mark Davis has offered Gruden an ownership stake previously, which could potentially come into play again.
The Raiders' six-win dropoff was the second-largest in franchise history from one season to the next. This time, it feels real, as he could the Raiders' next head coach in the coming days.
Gruden reacted with a chuckle when asked about the report. Del Rio fired offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave earlier in the offseason, which would explain why quarterback Derek Carr looks like he's taken a step back as far as progression goes. Right now, the Raiders sit at 6-9, with three straight losses, have already been eliminated from playoff contention and are headed to Los Angeles to face the Chargers in the regular season finale. What have they got?
Several players said they know Gruden, who was in the booth for the Raiders' Christmas night loss to the Eagles, more for his work on "Monday Night Football". "I've known him for a while". "So I hope I made a good first impression".
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