Found December 05, 2012 on NFL Injury Report:
Rumors have been surrounding former Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Oakland Raiders coach Jon Gruden basically since he decided to step away from the profession several years ago. After being connected to the Tennessee Volunteers and Philadelphia Eagles in the past couple of weeks, there are now reports that Gruden met with the Raiders to discuss a potential return, according to Hub Arkush of Pro Football Weekly. . @hub_arkush of @profootballwkly just told @boers_bernstein that Jon Gruden and the #Raiders are in talks to bring him back to Oakland. — Dan Bernstein (@dan_bernstein) December 4, 2012 For his part, Gruden has said time and time again that he’s committed to ESPN and hopes to continue his job as an analyst on the Monday Night Football broadcasts. While he certainly could have listened and may continue to field potential offers from teams interested in him, it doesn’t appear that he’s a likely candidate to leave the booth and return to football in 2013. Follow @TheNFLInjuryRpt !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://www.thenflinjuryreport.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })();
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