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Raiders going after Jon Gruden, offer him stake in team

01 January, 2018, 03:12 | Author: Christina Hansen
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That means that ESPN's report that stated Davis not only ready to pursue Gruden but also offer him a partial ownership stake in the team has to be far more than pure conjecture or speculation. However, failure to reach the Super Bowl tried the patience of team owner Al Davis.

"Gruden will be tempted to accept it, according to sources, but would prefer not to make any decisions until the regular season finishes Sunday and the Raiders make a final determination on their current head coach, Jack Del Rio, who signed a contract extension last summer".

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.

Gruden led the Bucs to the 2002 Super Bowl, defeating the Raiders a season after he was traded from Oakland to Tampa Bay following the Bucs' decision to fire Tony Dungy. 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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A surprise candidate has emerged as a potential destination for Jon Gruden's seemingly inevitable return to coaching, but it probably should not have been a surprise at all - the Oakland Raiders.

Among the perks the Raiders are said to be throwing at Gruden is a partial ownership stake in the team, which is unprecedented. Guys want to bounce ideas off me.

The Raiders are in the midst of a disappointing 6-9 season.

Indeed, hiring Gruden would feel like a panic move for a team that won 12 games just one season ago and isn't that far off from a return to prominence if the proper steps are taken with the roster and assistant coaching staff.

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Scott Bair of NBC Sports Bay Area asked Raiders owner Mark Davis about the report.

The Raiders went 25-23 during Del Rio's three-year stint, a roller coaster of a tenure in which Oakland shed its also-ran status for 15 fleeting weeks before sinking back to the deep end of the AFC. A healthy Derek Carr was primed to bring his team back to the promised land after so much wandering in the desert.

The elephant in the room is that the Raiders now have a head coach in Jack Del Rio. But attempting to go back to the future with a retread coach isn't something that has proven to work in the National Football League in the past.

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