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Jon Gruden visits Tennessee, calls it 'one of the great franchises in football'

The friendship of Jon Gruden and Butch Jones continues to develop and strengthen, as the former Oakland Raider and Tampa Bay Buccaneer head coach made another visit to the Volunteers' campus this weekend. Gruden has made it known in the past he believes in Coach Jones' ability to lead the Tennessee program and he continued to give his support by speaking to the team this weekend...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

The Audible: Why Buzz Williams is obsessed with Urban and Gruden

Virginia Tech men's basketball coach Buzz Williams has an obsession with college football coaches and how they work. Buzz joins Bruce Feldman on a new edition of The Audible to discuss why he wants to know everything about Urban Meyer, Jon Gruden, Bill Snyder and other successful football coaches and why he'll randomly call up pastors and authors and ask to spend eight hours with...
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Former Houston running back to visit with the Dallas Cowboys today

The Dallas Cowboys missed out on drafting a running back, but there’s still plenty of time to add depth before the 2015 season kicks off this fall. With that in mind, today the Cowboys are hosting one of the better free agents at the position on the market. According to a report by Josina Anderson of ESPN, Ben Tate is coming in: Source: RB Ben Tate is working out for the Dallas...
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May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Is Jon Gruden leaving the booth to replace Ken Whisenhunt?

Former Raiders and Buccaneers coach and now NFL analyst of ESPN Jon Gruden would surely be one of the hottest coaching candidates, if and that is a big if, he were ever to hit the open market. All kinds of rumors have circulated in the past few years and since joining the ESPN crew in 2009, none of those offers have driven Gruden away from the booth. However the latest speculation...
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May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Former NBC Sports President Dick Ebersol has hot takes on Jon Gruden, Mike Mayock and others

He resigned as President of NBC Sports in 2011 and since then, Dick Ebersol has for the most part, stayed out of the media spotlight. During his tenure as the head of NBC Sports, Ebersol oversaw the production of eight Olympiads, the creation of Sunday Night Football, the U.S. Open golf tournament, the NBA on NBC, the signing of Notre Dame football, the NHL on NBC as well as the...
Via Awful Announcing
May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Evaluating Saints Pick No. 75: Garett Grayson

View image | gettyimages.com There will be a day where Drew Brees will no longer be taking snaps as the New Orleans Saints quarterback but until then the Saints must find someone to inherit the throne. That’s what the Saints might have just done, the Saints decided last night with the 75th pick to draft who may very well be Drew Brees’ successor, Garett Grayson, QB, Colorado...
Via TopSportsReport
May 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Keep Your Head On A Swivel For Snoozin’ Gruden

  Jon Gruden is now 51, which means he’s getting to that age where he can fall asleep sitting up and literally at the snap of your fingers. You know how your dad was/is at 51. The old man catches a moment of silence — say at the airport — and he’s passed out. Gruden Snoozin #JFK#chuckiepic.twitter.com/OcWRdaCcXP — Tom Wight (@TWWight) May 12, 2015 You now have a new...
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May 14, 2015  |  Discuss

ESPN NFL Draft Round 1 Report Card

ESPN has been televising the NFL’s annual selection meeting longer than some of us have even been alive.  Over those decades, ESPN’s coverage has seen a multitude of changes in personnel and an incredible technological evolution to deliver seemingly any bit of information possible about each draftee.  It’s also seen some elements roughly stay the exact same as they were in...
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May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs grab arguably NFL Draft’s best defensive back at No. 18 (video)

The Kansas City Chiefs made a surprise pick at No. 18 on Thursday night, but one generally met with high praise. With pick No. 18, Chiefs take CB Marcus Peters. — ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) May 1, 2015 Check out Peters’ highlights from his time at Washington. Wow. Jon Gruden on ESPN’s broadcast called Peters “the best corner in the draft and it’s not close.”...
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April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Jon Gruden: Redskins want to run the ball more

The Washington Redskins selected offensive tackle Brandon Scherff from Iowa fifth overall in the draft Thursday as part of an overall plan to run the ball more next season. ESPN analyst Jon Gruden loved the pick and said this was part of his brother’s plan to pound the ball. “He is a physical, nasty tone-setter,”...Read More
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April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers, Marijuana Discussion, Final Predictions & More

Season 5, Episode 106 of The Terrible Podcast is now up and David Todd and I kick off this show by talking about the Gruden’s QB Camp episode that aired Tuesday night on ESPN that included Jon Gruden and Mel Kiper Jr. previewing several players ahead of the 2015 NFL Draft. We highly suggest that you watch a re-run of […] The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers, Marijuana...
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April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Jon Gruden is still one of Derek Carr's biggest fans

Jon Gruden met with Derek Carr this time last year for his annual QB camp. He came away impressed with the Fresno State product then. And nothing Carr has done since has changed Gruden's mind about what kind of quarterback he'll eventually become.  “I just love the way he took control of the football team (last season),” the former Raiders coach said on a conference call. “He...
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April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Jon Gruden praises Derek Carr’s ability to be a leader

Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr had a strong rookie year despite playing on a team which gave him very little support. Despite only winning three games, Carr showed a lot to Raiders fans and analysts alike as he threw for 21 touchdowns and only 12 interceptions while being held back by the worst run game in the modern era of football and a wide receiver group who were inconsistent...
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April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Frank Caliendo hysterically presents D-backs starting lineup (Video)

Comedian Frank Caliendo presents Wednesday's Arizona Diamondbacks starting lineup, under the guise of his hysterical celebrity impressions, featuring Jon Gruden, Chris Berman, Charles Barkley and John Madden.Several celebrities stopped by to announce tonight's #Dbacks starting lineup. https://t.co/1EK4uYQlbS— Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) April 23, 2015H/T Next Impulse. This...
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April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Jon Gruden on Jets’ Geno Smith: ‘I see progress’

Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY SportsJon Gruden is known as a quarterback guru, and has always been a fan of watching and grading quarterbacks play. He has watched New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith since he was drafted a couple years back, and he says that he has seen progress in Smith. This news comes after multiple reports that the Jets are ready to move on from Smith. “As painful...
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April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

ESPN’s Jon Gruden has interesting quote on Philip Rivers, Tennessee Titans

The Tennessee Titans have been rumored for weeks to be a potential landing spot for Philip Rivers. One ESPN analyst isn’t so sure Rivers will be going anywhere at all. ESPN's Jon Gruden: I'd be shocked if #Chargers traded Philip Rivers. #Titans — Jim Wyatt (@jwyattsports) April 21, 2015 As we’ve noted here before there’s still a big snag in a potential Rivers trade:...
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April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

These two Houston Texans cheerleaders just made it to TMZ (photos)

The new Houston Texans cheerleaders are gorgeous. AROUND COVER32 Power Rankings: Rating every NFL team from 1-32 based on quality as a home opponent Five Things: These would be great to see when the NFl schedule is released And get this… The squad has twins on it this year! The Houston Texans Cheerleading Team — You Like Twins? Well, We Got Em! (PHOTOS) http://t.co/393GOP8S9v...
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April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Draft Series: The #1 Trades

There are Bucs fans out there who want Tampa Bay to trade down and get more picks rather than pick Jameis Winston. So if you fall into this category, this article is Must Read! Because the Bucs have traded No.1 draft Picks before, as well as 1st round picks, and it didn’t always end up like the gravy they thought they would have. In fact, it rarely ended up well at all except once...
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April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

SportsCenter went all-in covering WrestleMania

Last week we told you about the beguiling way in which SportsCenter and ESPN had suddenly taken an interest in WWE.  That included Jon Gruden appearing on WWE.com, Bill Simmons appearing as a guest commentator on Raw, and an E:60 special going behind the scenes of the pro wrestling giant.  It culminated in Brock Lesnar announcing to the world that he was re-signing with WWE in...
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March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Robert Griffin III has the higher ceiling, but not in the Gruden offense

Down here in DC, we are fond of saying Robert Griffin III should start because he has the highest ceiling. Hog Heaven is a Griffin supporter, but even we know that notion is out of date. Griffin has the highest ceiling if his coach (and he) design an offense to exploit Griffin’s talent as a dual threat … at least sometimes. Jay Gruden is searching for the next Brad Johnson, it...
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March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Jon Gruden Dishing Out Fist Bumps at the Gas Station

It should come as no surprise that Jon Gruden’s looking overworked these days. He’s got the NFL Draft coming up in late April, plus his always-entertaining Jon Gruden QB Camp series as well. With all that film viewing, Chuckie’s going to need caffeine to sustain him. As you can see below, it doesn’t matter if that coffee is coming from some random gas station: ...
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March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Jon Gruden analyzing the WrestleMania Battle Royal is amazing

WrestleMania takes place this Sunday and WWE has had a couple ESPNers take part in the build-up.  Bill Simmons appeared on Monday Night Raw as a guest commentator for a match, but the real highlight is Jon Gruden’s QB Camp analysis of the Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal. It is amazing. This may be Jon Gruden’s finest work.  Looking at old Andre the Giant highlights,...
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March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Jon Gruden Using Offseason To Breakdown Down WWE WrestleMania (Video)

Jon Gruden is an in-your face, over-the-top character, so he and professional wrestling actually seem like a perfect fit. The former NFL head coach is now one of the most entertaining football analysts out there in his role at ESPN and on “Monday Night Football,” and those skills apparently translate to the wrestling ring, too. With WWE’s “WrestleMania” coming up this Sunday...
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March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: ESPN’s Jon Gruden Tells Marcus Mariota He Rooted Against Oregon Because Of The Ducks’ Uniforms

ESPN’s Jon Gruden is apparently not a fan of Oregon’s brightly-colored uniforms.  On Monday, ESPN aired Gruden’s QB Camp with former Ducks’ quarterback Marcus Mariota, who is expected to be a top-10 pick in the NFL Draft.  During Mariota’s session with Gruden, the NFL analyst expressed some distaste for Oregon’s fluorescent yellow uniforms, saying he rooted against...
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March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Jon Gruden Likes The Offense Jim McElwain Is Bringing To Florida

Jon Gruden discusses the offense Jim McElwain is bringing to Florida when dissecting Garrett Grayson for his quarterback camp.
Via Gamedayr
March 05, 2015  |  Discuss
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