Raiders officially introduce Jon Gruden as head coach

Raiders officially introduce Jon Gruden as head coach

Raiders officially introduce Jon Gruden as head coach

Before and after the Titans beat the Chiefs in the wild-card game on ESPN on Saturday night, Sean McDonough congratulated Jon Gruden and said goodbye to him.

He will be introduced at the team facility in Alameda on Tuesday in a 3 p.m. ET media conference.

Gruden has worked as a "Monday Night Football" analyst since 2009 and also gained popularity through his "QB Camp" series on ESPN, interviewing quarterback prospects.

ESPN's Adam Schefter is reporting the organization will sign Gruden to a 10-year contract, the longest in National Football League history, that will be worth approximately $100 million dollars when it is made official.

Gruden could return to coach the Raiders in 2018.

Cardinals' quarterback Carson Palmer retires after 14 National Football League seasons
Palmer's final season was limited to seven games after he broke his arm in a loss to the Los Angeles Rams in London in October. Palmer had two major knee injuries in his career, tearing the ACL in his left knee twice, once in 2006 and again in 2014.

What makes this different from the Tennessee or Tampa Bay Buccaneers rumors? He won the Super Bowl the following year, defeating the Raiders by a 48-21 score.

Today, the Raiders made it official, announcing Jon Gruden as the next head coach. Gruden is the ideal match for Oakland and will bring several talented coaches with him. He led the Buccaneers to the Super Bowl title over Oakland the following season.

Gruden has been lining up potential members of his coaching staff. Gibbs returned to coaching in 2004 and his second stint in Washington wasn't almost as effective as his first.

Gruden previously coached the Raiders from 1998 through 2001, compiling a 38-26 regular-season record and a 2-2 record in two playoff appearances. Shell went 2-14 that season and was sacked after one year.

Then after that he will head to Oakland with the task of resurrecting Carr after a down year and getting the Raiders back to the postseason. Late owner Al Davis hired Art Shell in 2006, 11 years after firing him the first time.

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