If the NFL rumors are true, then former Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden may have an itch to leave the broadcast booth of Monday Night Football and return to the coaching sidelines. Of course, any time a head coach is rumored to be on the chopping block – especially with a team with tradition or money to spend – Gruden’s name unmistakably comes up first. He is often followed by the likes of Bill Cowher, Bill Parcells and Mike Holmgren. None of them have returned to coaching.
But could this time be different?
As it was first reported here at The Pigskin Report on Thursday, Gruden’s name has been linked to the Philadelphia Eagles. It is actually being reported that Gruden is so enamored with the possibility of coaching the Eagles that he has already been secretly working on assembling a staff if he accepts the position. But forget about what coaches he would prefer to hire. I see a much larger question out there when it comes to Philadelphia.
Who would Gr...