Jon Gruden

American football coach

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Jon Gruden: American football coach
Jon David Gruden is an American football coach who is the head coach of the Las Vegas Raiders of the National Football League (NFL). He first served as the Raiders' head coach from 1998 to 2001 during their tenure in Oakland and rejoined the team in 2018. In between his tenure with the Raiders, he was the head coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers from 2002 to 2008, whom he led to their first Super Bowl title in Super Bowl XXXVII. At age 39, Gruden was the then-youngest head coach to win the Super Bowl. Gruden also served as an analyst for ESPN and Monday Night Football before he returned to coaching.


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Raiders' Jon Gruden, Saints' Sean Payton fined $100K each by NFL for not wearing masks

Neither Jon Gruden nor Sean Payton wore a mask in Monday night's matchup between the Raiders and Saints, and both paid the price. - Published

NFL face masks: Las Vegas Raiders' Jon Gruden could face fines after removing mask

Las Vegas Raiders head coach Jon Gruden says he "just wanted to communicate" when he removed his face mask in the side's win against New Orleans Saints.
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Raiders coach Jon Gruden on brother Jay's firing from Redskins: 'Welcome to the club, bro'

Oakland Raiders coach Jon Gruden was upset brother Jay Grude was fired by the Washington Redskins, although he did say "Welcome to the club, bro." - Published

Raiders coach Jon Gruden 'not happy ... at all' about Vontaze Burfict's suspension

Raiders coach Jon Gruden said he is 'obviously upset about' LB Vontaze Burfict's suspension for a helmet-to-helmet hit on Colts TE Jack Doyle. - Published

'I'm more than just a football player': Antonio Brown saga continues with bizarre video

Antonio Brown posted a video to social media Friday night that appears to show a conversation between him and a person alleged to be coach Jon Gruden. - Published

Jon Gruden kept 12 rookies on Oakland Raiders' roster, but not one 'Hard Knocks' star

Jon Gruden's 53-man Oakland Raiders roster features 12 rookies. However, one "Hard Knocks" rookie standout isn't among them. - Published

Shortened field in Winnipeg had Jon Gruden seething in latest 'Hard Knocks'

Jon Gruden vented on "Hard Knocks" over the shortened field fiasco for the Raiders' preseason game against the Packers in Winnipeg. - Published

Antonio Brown dislikes updated helmet, has heart-to-heart with Jon Gruden on 'Hard Knocks'

Antonio Brown remains a "Hard Knocks" focal point, calling his updated regulation helmet "ugly" and having a poignant conversation with Jon Gruden. - Published

Jon Gruden ends NFL dreams on 'Hard Knocks' debut; rookie Johnathan Abram makes impression

Typically, the ending of NFL dreams is saved for the season finale of "Hard Knocks." Oakland Raiders coach Jon Gruden doesn't have time for that. - Published

Raiders quarterback Derek Carr buys Las Vegas home next to coach Jon Gruden

Derek Carr bought an under-construction home in the Las Vegas area that will make him next-door neighbors with his coach, Jon Gruden. - Published

Gruden doubts Redskins will trade holdout Trent Williams

Gruden doubts Redskins will trade Trent Williams; holdout tackle being fined $40,000 a day - Published

Jon Gruden is starting to really fall for Nathan Peterman and NFL fans absolutely love it

A bust in Buffalo, Nathan Peterman is looking for a fresh start with the Raiders. And, it sure seems as if coach Jon Gruden likes what he sees so far. - Published

Raiders picked to be featured on 'Hard Knocks'

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Oakland Raiders will be the subject of this season's edition of HBO's 'Hard Knocks'

HBO's NFL training camp series "Hard Knocks" will feature the Oakland Raiders and coach Jon Gruden for the in-depth preseason docu-drama. - Published