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Tagged: Jon Gruden (14 Results)

Factoid: Jon Gruden

Jon Gruden is gone, and that will have an adverse effect on the offense of the Raiders. Football is a mental game, and he was the most important decision maker on that franchise. While he didn’t step on the field, he was reasonable for most of the key decisions – drawing up game plans and calling plays.  more »


Mailbag: October 14, 2021

Ian Allan answers your fantasy football questions. In this edition. Streaming quarterbacks. Baltimore's sputtering running game. Post-Gruden Raiders. Underperforming A.J. Brown. And more. more »


Podcast: October 14 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff review Week 5 of the NFL regular season and look ahead to tonight's Bucs-Eagles matchup. Sponsored by RealTime Fantasy Sports (  more »



Gruden resigns as Raiders head coach

Las Vegas Raiders head coach Jon Gruden resigned on Monday following recent reports detailing the use of racist, homophobic, and misogynistic terms in emails reportedly dating back to 2010. Gruden saidMore that he loved the Raiders and did not want to be a distraction to the organization moving forward. With Gruden out as head coach, Rich Bisaccia is expected to be named as the interim head coach. Bisaccia was on the staff as the Raiders assistant head coach and special teams coordinator. Less


Factoid: Antonio Brown

Antonio Brown will be 31 when training camp starts, but I don’t think that will be an issue. He can still play at a high level, and Jon Gruden has a lengthy history of success with older wide receivers.   more »



Dolphins hire former NFL Executive of the Year

The Miami Dolphins hired former 2016 NFL Executive of the Year Reggie McKenzie. McKenzie helped build a roster with the Oakland Raiders that went 12-4 in 2016 but struggled after being disassembled by Jon Gruden. Fantasy owners are hoping he can provide some options for future fantasy drafts.

Source: Miami Herald


Callahan headed to Bengals as offensive coordinator

Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden said on Tuesday that Brian Callahan is leaving the team to become the Cincinnati Bengals offensive coordinator. Callahan worked as the Raiders quarterbacks coach during the 2018 season. Thus far, there has been no comment or confirmation from the Bengals regarding the reported hire.

Source: Cincinnati Enquirer

Trivia: September 10, 2018

Jon Gruden begins his second stint as Oakland’s head coach tonight. In the Super Bowl era, who is the only other man who’s been a head coach of one team, gone to coach another franchise, and then returned for a second run? (Joe Gibbs is not the answer; he coached at Washington from 1981-1992 and 2004-07 but didn’t coach for any other team). answer »



Mack has yet to meet Gruden

Oakland Raiders star defensive end KHALIL MACK has yet to meet his new coaches and teammates. While training camp holdouts are nothing new, Mack has not even spoken to Jon Gruden since Gruden took over as head coach.

Source: Team Blog


Gruden’s veteran minicamp to be “totally different”

Oakland Raiders coach Jon Gruden says his team’s veteran minicamp will be “totally different” than anything he has ever done. Gruden insists the minicamp will focus on coaches teaching and players learning offensive, defensive, and special teams systems.


Factoid: Marshawn Lynch

Marshawn Lynch turns 32 next month – probably the league’s oldest starting running back in 2018. Matt Forte just retired, and I don’t think anybody will want Frank Gore or Adrian Peterson to be a starter. Does Beast Mode have anything left?  more »


Ian Allan: An early look at Jon Gruden

Jon Gruden is back in the NFL. Now what? It’s fun to listen to him toss around phrases like “War Daddies”, “Spider 2 Y Banana” and “Taking the cheese”, but is he actually an offensive guru? He’s been out of the game for nine years, and the game’s changed a lot.   more »



Raiders to introduce Gruden on Tuesday

After weeks of rumors and speculation, Jon Gruden is expected to be introduced as Oakland's next head coach on Tuesday. Gruden has also reportedly decided on Greg Olsen as his offensiveMore coordinator and Paul Guenther as his defensive coordinator. Gruden’s contract is believed to be for 10 years and worth around $100 million. Less

Source: East Bay Times

Podcast: January 5 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff ring in the new year with rotating coaches, developing quarterbacks and a game-by-game preview of the Wild Card round of the NFL playoffs. Sponsored by DraftKings.  more »

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