Jack Del Rio Fired by Raiders Amid Jon Gruden Rumors

Memphis TV station WREG reported Gruden was weighing a Tennessee offer that would give him a piece of the Browns, who are owned by Jimmy Haslam _ brother of Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam. "I can't say I haven't taken any phone calls".

However, the Raiders - a trendy Super Bowl pick entering the season - have been one of the NFL's biggest disappointments this season with a (not nice) 6-9 record.

The Oakland Raiders haven't had a good 2017 season.

Adams signed a new four-year deal with the Packers Friday - one worth $58.75 million, including an $18 million signing bonus and $32 million in the first two years, according to ESPN and NFL Network reports - that will keep him off the open free-agent market in March and on the receiving end of Rodgers' passes going forward.




Gruden will be 55 next August and hasn't coached since 2008, so if he really wants to get back into the business, now might be the time.

Oakland's top brass must be growing frustrated of Del Rio's performance with the Raiders not making the playoffs for the second time in three years under Del Rio. I take a lot from coaches, some others, yeah, sometimes owners.

Raiders owner Mark Davis was also asked about the report that his team was looking to hire Gruden, and although he had the opportunity, he didn't take the chance to shoot anything down. Gannon, who works in the booth with Kevin Harlan for CBS, will interestingly be calling this game between the Raiders and the Chargers in the StubHub Center on New Year's Eve.

Another source close to the situation said Mark Davis always has held Gruden in high regard, from the time he coached Oakland from 1998-2001, until long after the time that Davis's father, Al, traded Gruden to Tampa. Guys want to bounce ideas off me. Following the Super Bowl run of his first season in charge, the Bucs never won another playoff game under Gruden. "Im here to help people". The team has looked terrible at times, especially on offense. A healthy Derek Carr was primed to bring his team back to the promised land after so much wandering in the desert. Rightfully so, as there hasn't been a sexier head coaching candidate in the last few years than Gruden - a Super Bowl victor with a throwback personality that fans gravitate towards.

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