Found December 29, 2011 on BucStats:
PEREIRA HAMMERS GRUDEN: Former head of officiating and current Fox Sports analyst Mike Pereira has a reputation of being a voice of reason and a cool head when others are shouting about how had the officials on the field suck. But some things are so loud and infuriating that they can even crack the great Pereira’s calm exterior. Jon Gruden is one of those loud and infuriating things. I am not a fan of Gruden’s. Not today, not yesterday, not when I worked for the NFL and not when I was working on the field as a side judge. He was a loudmouth as a coach who constantly disrespected officials and he is a blowhard in the broadcast booth who spouts off when he doesn’t know what he is talking about. I respect his knowledge about the X’s and O’s when it comes to coaching and playing the game of football, but I have very little respect for him when it comes to officiating and his knowledge of the rules. Gruden disrespectful to officials? The hell you say. ****, he disrespected officials fr...

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Mike Pereira calls Gruden 'loudmouth' and 'blowhard'

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