Jon Gruden Headlines

  • Marshawn Lynch: Jon Gruden Must Have Cut 'Side Deals' on Raiders Schedule

    Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch believes his new head coach had an influence on their 2018 schedule. "[Jon] Gruden must have cut some side deals," he said, per Vic Tafur of The Athletic...

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  • Report: Raiders will visit 49ers in prime-time Week 9

    The Raiders will make their first visit to Levi's Stadium to play the 49ers next fall. And they'll reportedly do so in prime time. NBC Sports Bay Area reported the Raiders-49ers matchup in Santa Clara will be held Thursday, Nov. 1, with a 5:20 p.m. kickoff on national TV. The full NFL schedule will be announced Thursday at 5 p.m. The Week 9 meeting holds plenty of intrigue, with Jon Gruden returning as Raiders head coach and the 49ers coming...

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  • Jon Gruden? Now Here’s a Guy Who’s Ready To Get Back on a Football Field

    The revived Raiders coach exudes exuberance as his team’s first practices near. Here are five things Gruden shared in a wide-ranging conversation. Other sections include: draft buzz galore, like why Saquon Barkley might slip; the drama surrounding Tom Brady; why Case Keenum’s at ease in Denver; and more

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  • Raiders: Draft analysts like Georgia’s Roquan Smith; Lamarr Houston pays a vist

    The Raiders have been widely projected to target an inside linebacker with their first-round pick in next week's NFL draft. NaVorro Bowman, their starting middle linebacker for the second half of last season, remains a free agent, and the Raiders don't have a clear long-term successor at the position. Georgia's Roquan Smith and Virginia Tech's Tremaine Edmunds are considered the two best inside linebackers in this year's draft class. But...

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  • Report: Raiders working out former second-round pick Lamarr Houston

    The Raiders are bringing in veteran pass rusher Lamarr Houston for a workout Wednesday, the NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported, taking a look at a player they once drafted in the second round. Houston, 30, has 30.5 sacks in 100 career games. He totaled five sacks in 10 games last season for the Bears and Texans. Drafted with the 44th overall pick in 2010, Houston did not miss a game in four seasons with Oakland. He recorded six sacks in his last season with the...

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  • Draft analyst on Raiders’ first-round preference: ‘Roquan Smith is the guy’

    The Raiders have been widely projected to target an inside linebacker with their first-round pick in the upcoming NFL Draft. NaVorro Bowman, their starting middle linebacker for the second half of last season, remains a free agent and the Raiders don't have a clear long-term successor at the position. Georgia's Roquan Smith and Virginia Tech's Tremaine Edmunds are considered the two best inside linebackers in this year's draft class. But according to ESPN draft...

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