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Raiders Knock Off Broncos in Season Opener

Despite all the drama surrounding the Oakland Raiders in the offseason, it didn’t affect the teams play on Monday night. Raiders’ quarterback Derek Carr completed 22 of 26 passes, leading Oakland to a 24-16 win over the Denver Broncos. Oakland head coach Jon Gruden had high praise for his quarterback. …

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Antonio Brown Excited About Fresh Start With Raiders

One of the NFL’s star wide receivers will have a new team in 2019. Former Pittsburgh Steelers standout Antonio Brown was introduced by the Oakland Raiders on Wednesday after the team agreed to a trade with the Steelers that sends 2019 third and fifth-round picks to Pittsburgh in exchange for …

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Gruden’s Coaching Debut Off to a Rough Start

Former Tampa Bay Buccaneer and NFL Legend Jon Gruden is back in business this season as the Oakland Raiders head football coach. Having a 1-5 record, the start of his coaching career isn’t looking too good. Trading Khalil Mack At the start of the season, the Chicago Bears acquired Khalil …

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Rams Ruin Jon Gruden’s Return to Oakland on MNF

No preseason snaps? No problem. That was the mentality LA Rams head coach Sean McVay had with all of his starters through four preseason games. This rare and unorthodox decision worked well for the visiting Rams as they defeated the Oakland Raiders 33-13 at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum. Jon Gruden’s anticipated …

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Khalil Mack: Ready to Play For the Chicago Bears

Just five days before the start of the regular NFL season, linebacker Khalil Mack agreed to a six-year, $141 million, $90 million guaranteed contract with the Chicago Bears. Mack’s contract set a record for defensive players. Ready to Roll Mack held out playing for the last eight months, missing out …

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Gruden Ready to Go in Oakland

Seventeen years after his last season in Oakland, Jon Gruden is ready to put on the headset again. As the NFL Combine kicks off this weekend in Indianapolis, Gruden is taking in all the sights and sounds. As interviews pile up, his excitement and optimism for the upcoming season only …

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The Oakland Raiders Announce 13 New Assistants to Jon Gruden

The Oakland Raiders have announced 13 new assistants to aid Jon Gruden in his return as head coach. The new hires are below, with their names and job titles listed. Raiders announce 13 assistants hired to Jon Gruden staff. No quarterbacks coach; team not expected to add one, given Jon …

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Raiders Hire Jon Gruden

After 17 years apart, the Oakland Raiders hired Jon Gruden as their new head coach. Gruden settled on a 10-year, $100 million deal. According to ESPN Staff Writer  Bill Barnwell, this deal represents the richest contract in the history of NFL coaches. Gruden started his head coaching career in 1998 …

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Vols, Like Gators, Look to Hire Coach to Raise Program Back to National Prominence

In 2014 and 2015, the Tennessee Volunteers were very cyclical. They had very high preseason hopes, took care of easy non-conference games, disappointed in SEC play, Head Coach Butch Jones received flak, then they had very convincing bowl wins to get to nine wins and show promise for the future. …

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