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Raiders coach Jon Gruden emotional about potential finale at Oakland Coliseum

Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden is already feeling the emotions when it comes to the team possibly playing its final game at Oakland Coliseum next Monday night. There are still a ton of unknowns when it comes to where the Raiders will play next season, and that figures to add plenty of interest to […] The post Raiders coach Jon Gruden emotional about potential finale at Oakland Coliseum appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Raiders coach Jon Gruden says Derek Carr had team ‘in position to win games’

Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden seems pleased with the recent stretch of performances from quarterback Derek Carr, even if they haven’t resulted in a ton of victories. Carr managed to throw for 263 yards and a touchdown in Sunday’s 30-16 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals, but he faced a ton of pressure in being […] The post Raiders coach Jon Gruden says Derek Carr had team ‘in position to win games’ appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Silver And Black Pride

Is owner Mark Davis the one really behind the current state of the Raiders?

Remember what head coach Jon Gruden said after the Oakland Raiders traded Khalil Mack? “It wasn’t my goal to trade Khalil when we got here,” he said early this season. “One of the reasons I’m here is because of him. Unfortunately, we had a standoff with a contract, and we could not come to terms. The [Chicago] Bears made us an offer of two first-round draft choices and here we are today.” How about what Gruden said about Amari Cooper when he was first rehired? “He’ll be the focal point of our offense,” Gruden said at the NFL Scouting Combine. “I hope he’s listening...

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Raiders HC Jon Gruden trolls Stephen A. Smith, says getting Tim Brown ready for Week 15 is a team priority

Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden is the latest person to join in on the trolling of Stephen A. Smith train after the ESPN analyst’s recent on-air miscues. Smith has been the subject of plenty of laughs since he failed to research his analysis for Thursday night’s game between the Kansas City Chiefs and Los […] The post Raiders HC Jon Gruden trolls Stephen A. Smith, says getting Tim Brown ready for Week 15 is a team priority appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Bill Belichick compliments Antonio Brown and JuJu Smith-Schuster

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick had many positive things to say this week about Pittsburgh Steelers wide receivers Antonio Brown and JuJu Smith-Schuster. The Steelers will try to get back on track this week after a head-scratching loss to the Oakland Raiders last Sunday, but winning won’t be an easy task against what […] The post Bill Belichick compliments Antonio Brown and JuJu Smith-Schuster appeared first on ClutchPoints.

NFL Spin Zone

Oakland Raiders: Is Mark Davis meddling with the roster?

At an NFL owner’s meeting, Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis discussed the Amari Cooper trade and said he didn’t fit head coach Jon Gruden’s system. Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis can do what he pleases with the team, but it’s hard to believe he pushed for the Amari Cooper trade to the Dallas Cowboys because […] Oakland Raiders: Is Mark Davis meddling with the roster? - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.

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Cowboys WR Amari Cooper says Jon Gruden didn’t want to trade him

Former Oakland Raiders wide receiver Amari Cooper says that head coach Jon Gruden didn’t want to trade him away from the franchise. Cooper was sent to the Dallas Cowboys back in October for a first-round draft pick, and it’s certainly worked out in his favor. He’s racked up two games with 180 or more receiving […] The post Cowboys WR Amari Cooper says Jon Gruden didn’t want to trade him appeared first on ClutchPoints.

SFGate

Where might the Raiders play in 2019?

Where do Raiders go from here? The Oakland Raiders are planning to move to Las Vegas in 2020, but there’s still another season to go before that happens. Raiders officials have said they would not stay in Oakland next year if the city sued the team. On Tuesday the city filed suit, and on Wednesday the team withdrew from a tentative deal to stay in Oakland. Here are the options the Raiders have for a home stadium in 2019. Oakland Coliseum Many observers say remaining at the East Oakland sports complex is the most likely conclusion for the Raiders. Head coach Jon Gruden said Wednesday he...

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Jon Gruden wants to play 2019 NFL season in Oakland

Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden wants to see his team stay in its current season when it takes the field for the 2019 NFL season. The Raiders are one of the 32 teams in the league that is included in the federal lawsuit filed by the city of Oakland, which has raised plenty of […] The post Jon Gruden wants to play 2019 NFL season in Oakland appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Silver Mining 12/13: Bruce Allen, Jon Gruden reunion not likely to happen in Oakland

Raiders News Bruce Allen to the Raiders? Don’t get your hopes up, Redskins fans. - The Washington PostOakland just fired GM Reggie McKenzie, and Allen and Raiders Coach Jon Gruden go way back together, but several media figures claim a reunion of the two is unlikely to happen. Gareon Conley finally impressing and possibly answering Raiders' offseason needs - Oakland Raiders Blog- ESPNThe former first-rounder has caught the attention of Raiders great Lester Hayes. Conley's improvement is also suring up a position ahead of draft prep. Raiders aim to tune out distractions in clash with...

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Raiders owner Mark Davis essentially admits that Jon Gruden runs the show in Oakland

Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis has made it pretty well known that head coach Jon Gruden holds a lot of power within the struggling franchise. The Raiders currently sit at 3-10 on the season, but at this point, that’s just one of many concerns for the team as they’re in need of a new general […] The post Raiders owner Mark Davis essentially admits that Jon Gruden runs the show in Oakland appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Cincy Jungle

NFL Week 15: Raiders at Bengals

Keep track of everything related to the Bengals’ Week 15 clash with the Raiders. The Cincinnati Bengals have their home finale this week as the Oakland Raiders come to Paul Brown Stadium. The Bengals are looking to end a five-game losing streak that’s seen them go from playoff contender to potentially picking in the top 10 of the 2019 NFL Draft. At 5-8, this is also important game for Marvin Lewis, who needs to end the regular season on a high note to ensure he’s given a chance to remain head coach of the Bengals in 2019. There’s no question this is the best remaining chance for...

Big Easy Mafia

Steelers' Mike Tomlin talks Raiders loss, previews Patriots game

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin addresses the media on Tuesday, recapping the team's loss to the Oakland Raiders last weekend and previewing Sunday's game against the ...

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Steelers fan calls for Tomlin’s firing ... to tune of Whitesnake song

After a terrible loss to a 2-10 Oakland Raiders team, Pittsburgh Steelers fans have taken to social media calling for the firing of head coach ...

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Gruden denies disconnect with McKenzie, split scouting personnel

The moment Jon Gruden signed a 10-year, $100 million contract to be the Raiders head coach, you knew who was running the show in Oakland. Reggie McKenzie knew he would have to try and roll with the punches if he stayed on as General Manager. And at every turn, he said the right things with regard to he and Gruden working together on personnel decisions. Even while the reports piled up that seemed to confirm initial assumptions that this marriage was not quite as smooth as he let on. As to the potential disconnect, Gruden denied it in his press conference following McKenzie’s firing. Sort...

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Oakland Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie will be out after season

Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie may be looking for a new job after the 2018 season. It’s been a long season for the Raiders and new head coach Jon Gruden, as the team has won just two games while struggling to find any sort of momentum. So, with the franchise lacking success, it’s no […] The post Oakland Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie will be out after season appeared first on ClutchPoints.

NFL Spin Zone

Oakland Raiders Rumors: Reggie McKenzie out after 2018 season?

The Oakland Raiders rebuild may also affect the front office. Rumors are swirling pertaining to general manager Reggie McKenzie’s standing with the team. During the 2018 campaign, we witnessed an Oakland Raiders roster demolition. It’s clear head coach Jon Gruden didn’t think much of general manager Reggie McKenzie‘s draft picks. The front office executive will […] Oakland Raiders Rumors: Reggie McKenzie out after 2018 season? - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.

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Oakland Raiders: Donald Penn’s return could solidify 2019 roster spot

The Oakland Raiders activated Donald Penn from injured reserve, which allows him the opportunity to show his ability to line up at right tackle. Oakland Raiders offensive tackle Donald Penn has gone through a rough year. It started with rehabbing a foot injury. He also called head coach Jon Gruden about the decision to draft […] Oakland Raiders: Donald Penn’s return could solidify 2019 roster spot - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.

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Jon Gruden calls Steelers WR Antonio Brown the ‘hardest working man in football’

Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden thinks that Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown may have the best work ethic in football. The two teams will meet on Sunday in Oakland, and Brown figures to be a popular fantasy play against a Raiders squad that has struggled all season long. While Brown may be having […] The post Jon Gruden calls Steelers WR Antonio Brown the ‘hardest working man in football’ appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Baltimore Sun

Ravens film study: Terrell Suggs turns back the clock vs. Atlanta

When Terrell Suggs returned a fumble 43 yards for a touchdown a week and a half ago, nobody could quite believe their eyes, not even the Ravens outside linebacker himself. Said coach John Harbaugh: “I’m just thinking, ‘There’s no way “Sizz” is going to outrun him,’ ” referring to Oakland Raiders...

Golden Gate Sports

Oakland Raiders legend Phil Villapiano tees off on Amari Cooper

Oakland Raiders legend Phil Villapiano was recently asked about now-Dallas Cowboys star receiver Amari Cooper, and he didn’t hold back. Given the fire and passion former Oakland Raiders great Phil Villapiano still has for this team, head coach Jon Gruden might want to consider giving the 69-year-old some pads, a helmet, and get him into […] Oakland Raiders legend Phil Villapiano tees off on Amari Cooper - Golden Gate Sports - Golden Gate Sports - A Bay Area Sports Site

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Steelers RB James Conner out vs. Raiders with ankle sprain

Running back James Conner will be unavailable for the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday against the Oakland Raiders because of an ankle sprain. Coach Mike Tomlin ...

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Steelers RB James Conner will not play versus Raiders

For the second week in a row the Raiders will not face their opponent’s starting running back. Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin announced Tuesday that James Conner’s injury is more significant than initially thought. Conner has an ankle sprain and will miss the Steelers game in Oakland Sunday. This is a bad break for the Steelers and Conner. The second-year back is approaching 1000 yards already this season (909) with 12 touchdowns. The second rushing back on the Steelers roster is Stevan Ridley with just 56 yards on 18 carries in 7 appearances. Last week, the Raiders wouldn’t face...

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Steelers will use running back by committee approach with James Conner out

The Pittsburgh Steelers have dropped their last two games to push them back to the pack a bit heading into the final month of the regular season. Things have become a little more challenging with second-year running back James Conner out for this week’s matchup against the Oakland Raiders. With that in mind, head coach […] The post Steelers will use running back by committee approach with James Conner out appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Are Raiders remaining Reggie McKenzie drafted players acquitting themselves?

A couple of Raiders former draft picks have played well of late. Is that enough for the Raiders to have plans for their futures? We’re watching Oakland Raiders rebuild again because head coach Jon Gruden doesn’t like general manager Reggie McKenzie’s rebuild. He blamed the Khalil Mack trade on McKenzie drafts after 2014. “We’re trying to hit on the draft,” Gruden said back in September. “We’re trying to draft and develop. Obviously the last three draft classes we haven’t got a lot of production out of yet. I don’t think there’s anybody left from the ‘13 draft. The...

Arrowhead Pride

Andy Reid and Chiefs players talk about the victory over the Raiders on Sunday

We bring together comments from Andy Reid and Chiefs players following Sunday’s win over the Raiders Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid and some Chiefs players spoke to the media following the team’s 40-33 victory over the Oakland Raiders on Sunday, and Reid spoke to the media again on Monday. Here are some of the key takeaways from what they said: There were — as you might expect — a lot of questions about the running game on Sunday, with Spencer Ware’s emergence as the starting running back after Kareem Hunt’s release on Friday afternoon. Kirby...

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Chiefs vs. Raiders: What they’re saying

Jon Gruden caught up with local Kansas City media before the Chiefs head to Oakland to take on the Raiders Sunday. Before the 9-2 Chiefs traveled to Oakland to take on the 2-9 Raiders, head coach Jon Gruden discussed his relationship with coach Andy Reid, game expectations and Reid’s role in developing Patrick Mahomes this past week. Here’s what he said: On Andy Reid’s role in shaping great NFL coaches: “I really think one his greatest skills is hiring the right people,” Gruden said. “He’s not one of those guys who just meets some guy at the combine and hires him. He’s...

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Silver Mining 11/30: Jon Gruden and Andy Reid know each other well before upcoming match-up

Raiders News KC Chiefs’ Andy Reid and Raiders’ Jon Gruden know their foe | The Kansas City StarTwo former Green Bay Packers assistants, Chiefs head coach Andy Reid and Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden will reunite although on opposite sidelines this weekend in Oakland when the AFC West rival teams meet. Raiders find new routine, switch out practice again | Las Vegas Review-JournalInitially, the Raiders had no choice. Last week, air-quality levels returned to normal in the Bay Area. But the team has yet to resume its normal schedule. Raiders see big upside in rookie tackle Brandon...

Jon Gruden at 2018 NFL Combine, "He will be the headliner in our offense" | NFL

Oakland Raiders Head Coach, Jon Gruden, addresses the media at the 2018 NFL Scouting Combine. Watch full games with NFL Game Pass: https://www.nfl.com/gamepass?campaign=sp-nf-gd-ot-yt-3000342 Sign up for Fantasy Football! http://www.nfl.com/fantasyfootb

Jon Gruden Introduced as Raiders Head Coach, "I want to win" | NFL

The Oakland Raiders introduce Jon Gruden as their new Head Coach. Watch full games with NFL Game Pass: https://www.nfl.com/gamepass?campaign=sp-nf-gd-ot-yt-3000342 Sign up for Fantasy Football! http://www.nfl.com/fantasyfootball

Jon Gruden's Best Mic'd Up Moments | Sound FX | NFL Films

Listen in on the very best of former Oakland Raiders, and Tampa Bay Buccaneers Head Coach, Jon Gruden, mic'd up.