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Former NFL Ref Mike Pereira Calls Jon Gruden 'Blowhard,' Admits He's 'Not a Fan' of Former Coach

Mike Pereira worked as the Vice President of Officiating in the NFL for 12 years, so it's fair to say he knows the ins and outs of the NFL rulebook pretty well. On Thursday, Pereira decided to take Jon Gruden to task over a couple of comments the former coach made about the officials during Monday night's Saints-Falcons broadcast. "I am not a fan of Gruden's. Not...

Mike Pereira Destroys "Loudmouth" And "Blowhard" Jon Gruden

A month ago, NFL on Fox rules analyst Mike Pereira let the world know his feelings on ESPN NFL analyst Jon Gruden.  Pereira tweeted that he turned the mute button on whenever Gruden was speaking.  For last week's Monday night game in New Orleans, Pereira must have had Gruden briefly unmuted.  The popular rules czar launched into a blistering rant against Chuckie in a Fox...

Jon Gruden a 'Blowhard Loudmouth' who Doesn't Know What he's Talking About: Mike Pereira

Somebody crapped in FOX Sports NFL rule expert Mike Pereira's cornflakes: I am not a fan of [ESPN analyst Jon] Gruden’s. Not today, not yesterday, not when I worked for the NFL and not when I was... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

Pereira rips 'blowhard' Gruden for commentary on illegal hits

Mike Pereira is no fan of Jon Gruden, something he made clear Wednesday with a column that lambasted the former coach and current ESPN analyst for not knowing the rules.

You Get The Vibe From This Article That Mike Pereira Does Not Think Highly Of Jon Gruden...

Fox Sports' NFL "rules analyst" and former NFL Vice President of Officiating, Mike Pereira, wrote an article that was published today on FoxSports.Com titled 'Gruden Needs To Get The Rules Straight'. Here's how the article starts:C’mon man!I’m talking to ESPN announcer and former coach Jon Gruden, because I need to set the record straight.I am not a...

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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...

Pereira: Gruden is a “blowhard”

Former NFL head of officiating and current FOX analyst Mike Pereira was just getting started when he ripped Jon Gruden on Twitter during Monday night’s game. With more time to think about Gruden’s failure to understand NFL rules, Pereira only got angrier. “[Gruden] was a loudmouth as a coach who constantly disrespected officials and he…

The Fifth Down: Mike Pereira Is 'Not a Fan' of Jon Gruden

The former overseer of N.F.L. officials says the ESPN analyst Jon Gruden "was a loudmouth as a coach" and "is a blowhard in the broadcast booth" who doesn't know the rules.

Pereira’s rip job on Gruden just one more reason he can’t be trusted

Former NFL VP of officiating and current FOX Sports analyst Mike Pereira made a great deal of news this week with a column that ripped ex-NFL coach  and current Monday Night Football broadcaster Jon Gruden for Gruden's assertion that the league's current officiating crews are not calling certain helmet-to-helmet penalties consistently. Calling Gruden a "loudmouth"...
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