Derek Carr and Jon Gruden relationship in Oakland will be fine
Jan 14, 2018, 00:16
After a week and a half of the world's worst kept secret. Sure, the chance to win, love of the game, etc., were all part of it, but the primary difference between this opportunity and all the others that he's had over the years is the contract that Raiders owner Mark Davis gave him, which is a reported 10-year, $100 million deal. It should be noted that the Raiders are the last National Football League franchise that ought to be lectured to on this point, as the club has a long and proud tradition of hiring minorities as executives (such as McKenzie himself) and head coaches (Tom Flores and Art Shell each more than 30 years ago).
Does Gruden have a no-trade clause in his contract this time? That is how Gruden kicked off his press conference shortly after thanking all of his loved ones.
Per Marvez, Virginia State head coach Reggie Barlow is on the radar to potentially join Gruden in Oakland as the Raiders' wideouts coach.
Gruden was then traded to Tampa Bay the following month for four draft picks and $8 million. That was alcohol on the wound and the Raiders wouldn't recover until the 2016 season.
Jon Gruden's first stint as Raiders coach ends with controversial loss to Patriots in 2002 playoff game. Probably something that no other coach has done, will come by the hands of Jon Gruden.
After listening to Gruden, anyone with a pulse felt the need to put on the pads and take the field for him.
Nonetheless, we do know Gruden won't shy away from having uncomfortable discussions and shaking up the roster in order to put the Raiders back in postseason contention. Here are 5 topics that stood out with us as Gruden takes over a 6-10 club in his first coaching gig since 2008. He's been around the game, studying, analyzing and understanding how teams operate on both sides of the ball. With how rapidly his coordinator hires transpired, it's clear that Gruden has many ties to the NFL. Until Tuesday, though, he opted instead to stay in the friendly, and well-compensated, confines of ESPN's "Monday Night Football" broadcast booth.
In his presser, you could just feel the leadership, the knowledge. Jon Gruden. For fans that remember his original tenure there had to have been some nostalgia. Prior to this, Gruden's sons were younger and he wanted to spend time with his family. "That's what I've done for the last 14 years of my career. The process, you'd never believe it if I told you".
Of all the mistakes that Al Davis committed, trading Jon Gruden was the worst of them.
Gruden was introduced while sitting alongside team owner Mark Davis, who said he had pursued Gruden for six years and called this "the biggest day of my life". It doesn't affect the cap and it's not our money. "We have a lot to offer when you bring in the older guys". "Over the last six or seven years, we have talked about the Raiders - not necessarily about becoming the coach, but maybe ways that we could improve the Raiders, my vision of how I thought I could help them". He will also help author the beginning of the team's time in Las Vegas when it relocates there, likely for the 2020 season, pending the completion of a new stadium. One of his liking's is quarterback Derek Carr.
Depending on the trajectory of his career, Carr could soon find himself being very, very excited to have Gruden as his coach. He will be demanding and adapt his offense to Carr and the talent around him. Greg Olson will return to the Raiders as the offensive coordinator.
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