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Sun, 27 Jan 2013 20:01:49 -0800
According to a team source, the recent hiring of assistant coaches which former served with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers does not mean former NFL head coach Jon Gruden will supplant current head coach Jason Garrett. "Ridiculous," a reliable team source said Sunday, Jan. 27.
Mon, 07 Jan 2013 15:47:56 -0800
Updating a previous report, the Cleveland Browns do not have any interest in former Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Jon Gruden for their head coaching position.
Mon, 07 Jan 2013 14:51:09 -0800
The Cleveland Browns might go after ESPN analyst Jon Gruden after Oregon head coach Chip Kelly decided to remain in the college ranks, according to a league source. Gruden is a native of Sandusky, Ohio, and played quarterback for the University of Dayton. Gruden also has ties to owner Jimmy Haslam.
Mon, 07 Jan 2013 14:35:38 -0800
ESPN analyst Ron Jaworski said the Philadelphia Eagles have not reached out to former Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Jon Gruden about their head coaching position yet but that Gruden would have interest in the job.
Wed, 02 Jan 2013 10:28:35 -0800
Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Jon Gruden does not have any interviews scheduled with any of the teams looking for a new head coach.
Mon, 31 Dec 2012 13:04:53 -0800
Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Jon Gruden is leaning toward remaining with ESPN and has been turning down chances to talk with teams.
Mon, 31 Dec 2012 06:05:41 -0800
The Philadelphia Eagles could be a potential team to hire Jon Gruden as their head coach.
Mon, 31 Dec 2012 06:05:13 -0800
The San Diego Chargers could be a potential team to hire Jon Gruden as their head coach. However, they're expected to go with a younger coach.
Mon, 31 Dec 2012 05:50:24 -0800
Former NFL head coach and current ESPN analyst Jon Gruden will interview with NFL teams for their head coaching position, perhaps as early as Monday, Dec. 31, according to people with knowledge of the situation.
Fri, 28 Dec 2012 19:30:16 -0800
It is widely believed that Philadelphia Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie will replace head coach Andy Reid after 14 seasons at the helm. Potential candidates include University of Oregon head coach Chip Kelly, former NFL head coach and ESPN broadcaster Jon Gruden, Cincinnati Bengals offensive coordinator Jay Gruden and former Oakland Raiders head coach Hue Jackson.
Thu, 06 Dec 2012 04:15:03 -0800
The Oakland Raiders issued a statement Wednesday, Dec. 5, denying any interest in bringing back former NFL head coach Jon Gruden. "Members of the media: There are two people on this planet that have the ability to make talks happen between Jon Gruden and the Raiders, with regard to him allegedly taking over the football operations, and/or the position of head coach. Each of those individuals, owner Mark Davis and general manager Reggie McKenzie, wanted me to communicate that this rumor has no validity whatsoever," the statement said.
Wed, 05 Dec 2012 04:26:50 -0800
The Oakland Raiders and former NFL head coach Jon Gruden are reportedly in talks to bring Gruden back to the organization.
Fri, 30 Nov 2012 09:07:10 -0800
Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Jon Gruden has informed the University of Tennessee that he is not interested in their head coaching position. The university reached out to Gruden to gauge his interest but did not offer him a contract.
Thu, 29 Nov 2012 09:29:54 -0800
Former NFL head coach Jon Gruden is unlikely to take the University of Tennessee coaching job. According to sources, Gruden is willing to listen, but coaching in the college ranks doesn't have a big appeal to him. He's more focused on the NFL, and that is where his comfort level resides.
Wed, 28 Nov 2012 05:25:50 -0800
Former NFL head coach Jon Gruden reportedly has a coaching offer to take on the University of Tennessee job. As part of the offer, Gruden would get an ownership stake in the Cleveland Browns. Owner Jimmy Haslam is a Tennessee grad and booster. The Browns, however, are denying the report. "Jimmy Haslam has no involvement in the University of Tennessee head coaching search, and the report that Jon Gruden would potentially have an ownership stake in the Browns is completely erroneous," the team said in an official statement.
Sun, 18 Nov 2012 10:06:10 -0800
The University of Tennessee and University of Arkansas are interested in former NFL head coach Jon Gruden for their coaching positions.
Thu, 08 Nov 2012 11:50:45 -0800
The Philadelphia Eagles could look to former head coach Jon Gruden as their next head coach if they fire head coach Andy Reid. Sources are saying that Gruden is interested in returning to coaching.
Thu, 18 Oct 2012 08:51:00 -0700
A name reportedly being attached to the Cleveland Browns' head coaching job is former NFL head coach and current analyst Jon Gruden. New owner Jimmy Haslam tried in the past to get Gruden to coach the University of Tennessee, so there is a history.
Sat, 31 Dec 2011 09:43:31 -0800
Former NFL head coach Jon Gruden said he plans on staying as a broadcaster with Monday Night Football and will not coach in the league next season.
Thu, 29 Dec 2011 06:57:19 -0800
Few believe former NFL head coach Jon Gruden will be the next head coach of the St. Louis Rams. According to multiple sources, Gruden won't be inclined to coach in St. Louis, for a variety of reasons (including but not limited to the climate). Moreover, few believe that Gruden could work with current San Diego Chargers general manager A.J. Smith, who has also been rumored to be on his way to St. Louis. "They would obliterate each other with ego," one league source said.
Tue, 27 Dec 2011 10:54:15 -0800
Sources are saying that former head coach Jon Gruden is ready to leave the Monday Night Football booth to coach again in 2012, and ESPN is already preparing for his departure. The St. Louis Rams are being mentioned as a destination for Gruden.
Tue, 27 Dec 2011 06:27:56 -0800
People familiar with St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke's plans said Monday, Dec. 26, that Kroenke is waiting for the San Diego Chargers to make a move on general manager A.J. Smith. If Smith is available, league and agent sources strongly indicated that Smith will be hired as Rams' general manager and bring along Jon Gruden as head coach.
Wed, 26 Oct 2011 12:37:26 -0700
The Miami Dolphins could look at former head coaches Jeff Fisher and Jon Gruden as their next head coach if they can't recruit former head coach and CBS analyst Bill Cowher. Gruden recently signed a five-year extension as an ESPN broadcaster, but he said coaching a marquee franchise still holds some appeal.
Wed, 26 Oct 2011 05:46:57 -0700
ESPN analyst Jon Gruden has quietly planted seeds that he would like to return to coaching and is more than open to listening to an offer from Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross.
Mon, 07 Feb 2011 07:53:03 -0800
The Philadelphia Eagles issued a statement Monday, Feb. 7, ending speculation that head coach Andy Reid would be replaced by Jon Gruden. "Early this morning we have received several inquiries regarding the rumors regarding Andy Reid and Jon Gruden. This was simply a rumor and there is no basis to it at all. It is simply not true," the team said.
Fri, 14 Jan 2011 14:07:19 -0800
Cleveland Browns president Mike Holmgren said he spoke with former Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Jon Gruden and former Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Bill Cowher about their interest in the Browns head coaching position, reports Nate Ulrich, of the Akron Beacon Journal.
Thu, 06 Jan 2011 07:50:46 -0800
The Miami Dolphins attempted to land former NFL head coach Jon Gruden as their next head coach, according to NFL Network's Jason La Canfora. The Dolphins offered Gruden $7 million per season, which he rejected to stay at ESPN as an analyst. The team is now pursuing Stanford head coach Jim Harbaugh.
Thu, 02 Dec 2010 11:10:29 -0800
Former NFL head coach Jon Gruden said he will not pursue a head coaching position in the NFL or in college this offseason and is committed to working on Monday Night Football through the 2011 season, reports the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
Thu, 02 Dec 2010 07:07:30 -0800
Former NFL head coach Jon Gruden said he could not commit to the University of Miami at this time because he would like to keep all of his options open, including the NFL, according to one of the school's board of trustee members, report Susan Miller Degnan and Michelle Kaufman, of The Miami Herald.
Mon, 29 Nov 2010 06:53:34 -0800
Speculation that former NFL head coach Jon Gruden is heading to the University of Miami are fraudulent, according to Peter King, of SI.com.
Mon, 24 May 2010 03:46:02 -0700
Former NFL head coach Jon Gruden said he plans to remain with ESPN for at least two more years, according to Tony Grossi, of the Cleveland Plain Dealer.
Fri, 22 Jan 2010 09:37:14 -0800
John Murphy, for WIVB.com, reports the Buffalo Bills had a list of viable candidates and a list of reach candidates when they conducted their head coaching search, according to sources. Chan Gailey, who was named the Bills head coach, was on top of the viable candidates list. Among the other names on the viable candidates list were Baltimore Ravens offensive coordinator Cam Cameron, Arizona Cardinals assistant head coach Russ Grimm, Minnesota Vikings defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier and San Diego Chargers defensive coordinator Ron Rivera. Former NFL head coaches Bill Cowher and Jon Gruden as well as Stanford head coach Jim Harbaugh were on the list of reach candidates.
Mon, 21 Dec 2009 18:48:57 -0800
Rick Maese and Cindy Boren, of The Washington Post, reports former NFL head coach Jon Gruden said during ESPN's pregame coverage Monday, Dec. 21, that he would not be coaching in the NFL in 2010. Gruden said, "No, I'm not coaching. I'm going to stay with the team I'm on. The only team I'm going to coach is my 13-year-old son's flag football team."
Tue, 24 Nov 2009 19:15:09 -0800
WSCR-AM 670 reports someone in the Chicago Bears' organization at a level above general manager Jerry Angelo has begun surveying options for changing the head coach or general manager, or both, according to WSCR-AM 670's Hub Arkush. Arkush said, "Inquiries have been made, feelers have been put out." Akrush specifically named former NFL head coaches Mike Shanahan, Bill Cowher and Jon Gruden during his radio appearance Tuesday, Nov. 24. When asked about the report, a team source said, "There's absolutely no truth" to the report.
Sat, 21 Nov 2009 07:22:00 -0800
Paul Peck, of WIVB Buffalo, reports former NFL head coach Jon Gruden was the Buffalo Bills' top choice to replace fired head coach Dick Jauron. According to sources, the team "went after him hard," including a face-to-face meeting, but could not convince Gruden to leave his job as analyst on ESPN's Monday Night Football.
Mon, 16 Nov 2009 07:28:52 -0800
ESPN reports former NFL head coach Jon Gruden has agreed to an exclusive multiyear agreement with the company.
Wed, 20 May 2009 05:53:11 -0700
Peter King, of SI.com, reports the NFL Network is furious with former Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Jon Gruden for jilting the network after he'd verbally agreed to a deal to work there. The network had finalized everything but the signature on the paper for Gruden to begin working there immediately. Gruden was slated to be at NFL Films this week to begin his job full time. However, ESPN swooped in, offered Gruden the Monday night seat vacated by Tony Kornheiser, and Gruden took it.
Mon, 18 May 2009 07:38:20 -0700
ESPN.com reports former Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Jon Gruden will join ESPN's "Monday Night Football" crew, replacing Tony Kornheiser. "This is a tremendous opportunity and I am very excited to be associated with ESPN and Monday Night Football," Gruden said in a statement released by ESPN. "I grew up a fan of Monday Night Football, and whether I've coached on Monday night or watched, I've hardly missed a game all these years."
Thu, 22 Jan 2009 10:20:16 -0800
Joe Smith, of the St. Petersburg Times, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Earnest Graham said it might have been time for former head coach Jon Gruden to be fired because some of the Buccaneers players had issues with Gruden.
Mon, 29 Dec 2008 12:38:14 -0800
Jim Flynn, of PewterReport.com, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Luke McCown is eligible to become a free agent this offseason. Head coach Jon Gruden said McCown would be given an opportunity to compete for the starting job if he re-signed with the team.
Mon, 29 Dec 2008 12:37:58 -0800
Jim Flynn, of PewterReport.com, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Jeff Garcia is eligible to become a free agent this offseason. Head coach Jon Gruden said he would like to have Garcia return for 2009.
Mon, 22 Dec 2008 07:45:43 -0800
Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Jon Gruden said the team would like to keep WR Antonio Bryant next year. Bryant is scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent following the season. "I am sure that he is going to have a lot of people that are interested in his services, but I am really happy for him," Gruden said.
Wed, 17 Dec 2008 11:54:29 -0800
Roy Cummings, of The Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Derrick Brooks (ribs) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Dec. 17, but head coach Jon Gruden said the team received good news from a doctor offering a second opinion. Gruden is hopeful Brooks will play in Week 16.
Wed, 17 Dec 2008 11:53:40 -0800
Roy Cummings, of The Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Jeff Garcia (calf) was limited in practice Wednesday, Dec. 17, but head coach Jon Gruden was optimistic he would play in Week 16.
Mon, 15 Dec 2008 05:21:13 -0800
PewterReport.com reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Derrick Brooks (rib) suffered a rib injury in Week 15 that head coach Jon Gruden described as "very concerning."
Sat, 13 Dec 2008 02:58:50 -0800
The Associated Press reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Jon Gruden did not sound overly concerned regarding the status of QB Jeff Garcia (calf) for Week 15, even though Garcia was limited in practice this week. "The guy's a veteran player. We never like to see a guy not practice, particularly at that position, but he's an experienced guy," Gruden said. "He did take some reps (Thursday) and the day before, so he has participated to a degree. This is just a tough situation right now, but we're hopeful he can play."
Fri, 12 Dec 2008 06:11:44 -0800
PewterReport.com reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Jeff Garcia (calf) was limited in practice Friday, Dec. 12, and is questionable for Week 15. Head coach Jon Gruden believes there is a chance Garcia can play in the game.
Wed, 03 Dec 2008 16:03:55 -0800
Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Cadillac Williams should see more time in the final month of the season. Williams had four carries for 20 yards Sunday, Nov. 30, against the New Orleans Saints. Head coach Jon Gruden said, "We're going to have to give him some more opportunities in the final month of the season. I think [Sunday's game] was another step for him. I think his confidence is growing, and [scoring a touchdown on an 8-yard run] was good for him. But we need to give him the ball more."
Mon, 01 Dec 2008 09:49:19 -0800
Roy Cummings, of The Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Jon Gruden said during his press conference DL Gaines Adams (hip) suffered a hip pointer in the team's Week 14 game.
Thu, 27 Nov 2008 12:15:28 -0800
Charlie Campbell, of PewterReport.com, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Jon Gruden said it appears SS Jermaine Phillips (forearm) will be able to play in the team's Week 13 game.