PreSeason Memories: Jon Grudens first Preseason Game!

For anyone in attendance at Raymond James for the first preseason game to the 2002 season in Tampa vs the Miami Dolphins, they got a really good show. No it wasn’t Jon Grudens offense, it was still full of wrinkles. Defense? Nope, that had been around for a while so Bucs fans were used to seeing that. Jon Gruden’s special teams may have sent an ironic message to everyone that...
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Sebastian Janikowski reveals how Shane Lechler was key to his success

The Oakland Raiders have been struggling to find success ever since they were blown out in the Super Bowl by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and former Raiders head coach Jon Gruden. And during that time it was not just a problem with one part of the team, nearly every position on the Raiders struggled to find success. Every position except the kickers that is. Yup, for years and years...
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Don’t Buy the HYPE! The Bucs can beat NFC South Teams

Every year we hear the same thing..”Well the Bucs have to play the Panthers and Saints, thats four losses right there”. Or they may just say the same thing with two different NFC South Teams “Saints and Falcons, Bucs can’t win against them” …just because the year before perhaps the Bucs DID get swept. But if you look back at the recent history in the NFC South vs the...
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Change it up: How 7 new coaches are shaping tone

From the smooth, almost laid-back approaches of Lovie Smith and Jim Caldwell to the fiery passion of Mike Zimmer, new NFL coaches are reshaping the environments of their teams. Some have much bigger chores than others. Bringing in a new coaching staff usually means the previous one did too much losing. That's true times seven this year as Smith takes over at Tampa Bay, Caldwell...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Son of former star Raiders running back is a top ten college recruit

Last month we noted that the son of Oakland Raiders general manager, Reggie McKenzie, is a talented young defensive lineman in high school. But he is not the only high school talent who has ties to the Raiders. As the team works with the son of one former Raiders great in undrafted free agent George Atkinson III, the son of another, Tyrone Wheatley Jr. is making a name for himself...
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Could you imagine what the Raiders record would be with Jon Gruden?

If Jon Gruden was the head coach of the Oakland Raiders right now this year instead of Dennis Allen, what would their team do? While you have to give Dennis Allen a lot of credit to squeeze out even a few wins since his start with the Raiders, I don’t feel he is the right […] The post Could you imagine what the Raiders record would be with Jon Gruden? appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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Predicting Wins and Losses for the 2014 Washington Redskins

The 2013 season for the Washington Redskins was one to forget in a number of different ways. The Redskins had to deal with the issues of star quarterback Robert Griffin 3 coming back off a severe knee injury, along with turmoil within the organization regarding coaches, management and star players on the roster.The Redskins went 3-13 last year, including 0-6 against teams within...
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June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL: Josh Freeman Seeks Help and Training from Jon Gruden

  (Photo by Jeffrey Beall via Former NFL quarterback Josh Freeman, who was released by three teams in the last eight months, has chosen to workout with former NFL coach Jon Gruden in the hopes of securing a job as an active quarterback for the upcoming season. In addition to Gruden, Freeman will also train under quarterback consultant Terry Shea, who is most...
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June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Freeman Reportedly Working Out With Jon Gruden To Get Career Back On Track

  Gil Brandt of the NFL Network reports that free agent QB Josh Freeman will begin working out with former HC Jon Gruden and quarterbacks coach Terry Shea next week in an attempt to get his career back on track. There is no question that things have spiraled out of control for Freeman after the Buccaneers cut him loose last season. The Vikings wasted no time in signing him to...
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June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Jon Gruden To Tutor Josh Freeman

Josh Freeman is trying to get back on an NFL roster and he’s prepared to do the work on his own. According to Gil Brandt of, Freeman will work with Jon Gruden this week and then quarterback guru Terry Shea the following week. Attempting to get career back on track, Josh Freeman will work out w/ Jon Gruden next weej and QB guru Terry Shea the week after. — Gil Brandt...
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June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Jon Gruden and Jay Gruden hanging out is not that big a deal

Jon Gruden, lead analyst for ESPN’s Monday Night Football, is now the brother of an NFL head coach, as you may have heard. Jon’s brother Jay now leads Washington’s football club and their star QB, Robert Griffin III. Washington will appear twice on MNF this season, and this is an issue of great consternation for some. Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio wrote a post on the...
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June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Hooters New World Cup 2014 Commercial

Jon Gruden, John Daly, & Joey Chesnut 
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June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Jon Gruden, Joey Chestnut star in odd Hooter's World Cup spot

Let the jokes about futbol and football begin!Hooters is not afraid to play on the tired comparison so this is why the American wing chain enlisted the help of Jon Gruden, John Daly and Joey Chestnut to make a commercial promoting the World Cup.As you can see, the whole thing just comes across as awkward, as the three celebrities try in vain to understand what this whole soccer business...
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June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Jon Gruden, John Daly star in Hooters World Cup commercial (Video)

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Quarterback Quinten Dormady Commits to the Vols

Fast rising Texas quarterback Quinten Dormady committed to Tennessee today over rival Alabama. It could have been a side trip to Calhoun's, a meeting with ESPN commentator Jon Gruden, or a tour of the breathtaking facilities in Knoxville, but whatever the case, it was enough for pro-style quarterback Quinten Dormady to shut down the recruiting process and commit to Tennessee...
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June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Jon Gruden speaks at Tennessee's The Arsenal QB Camp, provides possibly the greatest Jon Gruden photo ever.

ESPN Monday Night Football analyst Jon Gruden made many Tennessee Volunteers supporters' hearts go a-flutter a year-and-a-half as rumours swirled that he might become the team's coach following the non-infamous Derek Dooley era came to a close. That was never meant to be, as Gruden stayed with ESPN, and Tennessee replaced Dooley with Butch Jones.So it must have been a little...
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June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Photos: Jon Gruden Took His Quartberack Coaching Talents To Tennessee This Weekend

Jon Gruden was an NFL head coach for a decade, he won a Super Bowl with the Tampa Bay Bucaneers, and he’s currently the color commentator for ESPN’s “Monday Night Football.” What he’s perhaps most known for, though, is his quarterback coaching ability. Each spring, the top quarterback prospects for the upcoming NFL Draft visit Gruden’s “QB Camp,” which features the...
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June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Jon Gruden: Jay’s a better coach

Photo Credit: There appears to be some brotherly love being tossed around in the media between former head coach Jon Gruden and his brother, current Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden.  Recently while speaking to Washington, D.C. media, Jon had these things to say about his brother:  “You know, he was a lot better player than I was. He’s a lot better coach...
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May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Jon Gruden says his brother Jay is a better coach

Jon and Jay Gruden’s father Jim told the Washington Post that his sons are very different. “Jon is the more emotional guy,” said Jim Gruden Sr., in a telephone interview, via the Post. “Jay is more laid back. I’ve seen him lose his cool, of course. But Jon can flip the switch on in a second — Jay’s not like that. He doesn’t fly off the handle. He’s kind of a different...
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May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Jon Gruden says brother Jay Gruden is the better coach

Jon Gruden is a Super Bowl-winning head coach, respected offensive mind, and master of the X's and O's. Admittedly, however, Chucky's prowess doesn't compare to that of the other Gruden -- his brother Jay, the Redskins' new head man. “I have a lot of faults,” Jon Gruden told Fox 5 in Washington, via the Washington Post. “You know, he was a lot better...
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May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Gruden’s dad: Jay is a much better coach than Jon. That’s good news for DeSean Jackson

Jim Gruden, Sr., father of Redskins head coach Jay Gruden and Super Bowl winning coach Jon Gruden, says Jay is more of a gut-check guy than Jon. This comes courtesy of DC Sports Bog in today’s POST. “Jon is the more emotional guy. Jay is more laid back. I’ve seen him lose his cool, of course. But Jon can flip the switch on in a second — Jay’s not like that. He doesn’t...
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May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Coaching Carousel: Jay Gruden

After amassing more than 7,000 passing yards and 40 passing touchdowns as a quarterback for the Louisville Cardinals, Jay Gruden played one season in the defunct World League of American Football before going on to enjoy a successful eight-year career in the Arena Football League. During his AFL career, he won four ArenaBowl titles and was later named the fourth greatest player in...
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May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns get a ticket boost from Johnny Manziel

The Cleveland Plain Dealer is reporting that the Browns have already sold more than 1,000 season tickets after drafting Johnny Manziel in last night’s first round of the NFL Draft (Credit: AP Photo/Eric Gay) The talk of last night’s NFL Draft was Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel. After not being drafted number one overall, it seemed like NFL Network’s Rich Eisen and...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions Draft Crying Man on Telephone

With the tenth pick in the 2014 NFL draft, The Detroit Lions chose a crying man who was talking on the telephone. It is not known what the man was crying about or why the Lions would select a crying man, but he was rather large and the selection was immediately debated throughout football. “No one on the Lions has those skills,” said ESPN draft analyst Jon Gruden. “Does Megatron...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

In Depth Look at the Patriots Pick, Dominique Easley

The New England Patriots have selected University of Florida Defensive End, Dominique Easley with the 29th pick in the 2014 NFL draft. Dominique Easley is an undersized Senior Defensive End/Tackle from the University of Florida. He is 6’2, 288 pounds and a dominant edge rusher that has had many trials and tribulations with tearing his ACL numerous times during his college career...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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