Jon Gruden’s ridiculously strong son is now a world champion powerlifter

Jon Gruden is loud, knows his football, and is most likely weaker than his son. How did I come to that conclusion? Well Gruden’s son is now a world champion powerlifter, that’s how. Jon “Deuce” Gruden II is the 23-year-old son of the former NFL coach and current ESPN analyst. Deuce competed this week in the International Powerlifting Federation World Classic Powerlifting...
Via The Comeback
June 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Jon Gruden's son wins gold in powerlifting championships

Jon “Deuce” Gruden, eldest son of former NFL head coach Jon Gruden, just won gold at the IPF World Classic Powerlifting Championships. The 23-year-old is coached by his uncle, Jay Gruden, and has a position on Gruden’s Washington Redskins staff as an assistant strength and conditioning coach. He also used to play football (shocking, right?) as a fullback at Lafayette College...
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June 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Jon Gruden calls not drafting Aaron Rodgers “one of the greatest regrets in my lifetime”

Aaron Rodgers’ fall to the Green Bay Packers in the 2005 NFL Draft remains one of the most shocking moments in recent NFL Draft history. ESPN posted an oral history of Rodgers’ fall, including quotes from several of the particulars (including Rodgers, through archived interviews).One of the people quoted is former Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach and current ESPN analyst Jon Gruden...
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April 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Jon Gruden’s QB Camp participants revealed

One of the best things going on during the lead-up to the NFL Draft is Jon Gruden’s show, “Gruden’s QB Camp.” It’s a show in which Gruden grills the top quarterbacks of the current draft class. He takes them onto the field to run them through drills and see what they have physically, and he takes them into his office to look at tape and discuss personal issues.It’s a...
Via Sportsnaut
February 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Colts tried to trade for Sean Payton

The Indianapolis Colts announced this weekend that they are bringing Chuck Pagano back as their head coach next season, but he clearly wasn’t their top choice.Not only did Indianapolis make a run at Jon Gruden, but they also had talks with the New Orleans Saints about Sean Payton for the second straight season.CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora reports that the two teams talked about...
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January 22, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Gruden tells NFL owner he is not returning to coach this year

As is customary this time of year, Jon Gruden’s name has been tossed around in connection with some head coaching vacancies. But apparently the current ESPN analyst has no intention of returning to coaching this year. NFL Media’s Mike Silver reports that Gruden told at least one owner that he’s not planning to coach this year: Jon Gruden has told at least one owner he has...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Jon Gruden: ‘I have no intentions of coaching’

Jon Gruden has a pretty cushy gig on ESPN. He gets to sit up in the press box and get paid to analyze football. It’s a job most of us would dream of having. It also allows him to have more time with his family and remain somewhat stress-free on the job. Despite this, rumors continue to circulate that Gruden, a former head coach with the Oakland Raiders and Tampa Bay Buccaneers...
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December 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Ex-colleagues believe Rams job is appealing to Jon Gruden

Jon Gruden’s name seems to come up every season as head coaching vacancies open, but could he actually be interested in a job this time around? Some of Gruden’s ex-colleagues told Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports that the Los Angeles Rams opening offers “virtually everything (Gruden) would look for” if he were to return to coaching. But the time could be right on several...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Sean McDonough pays tribute to Jon Gruden with Chucky mask

ESPN analyst Jon Gruden has carried the “Chucky” nickname since his days coaching the Oakland Raiders thanks to his remarkable resemblance to the doll protagonist from the Child’s Play horror franchise, and Gruden’s broadcast partner Sean McDonough made the most of that Monday night. Here’s McDonough donning a Chucky mask and carrying a Chucky doll on a stick during ESPN’s...
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November 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Jon Gruden calls Chris Harris Jr. the most underrated player in the NFL

Denver Broncos cornerback Chris Harris Jr. is one of the best players in the NFL, yet he doesn’t get the attention that many other players do. Take the NFL Top 100, for instance. Harris got snubbed in 2014 despite leading the league in least passing yards allowed and not giving up a touchdown pass all season long. The Pro Bowl cornerback has gotten the attention of ESPN Monday...
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October 21, 2016  |  Discuss

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