Latest Jon Gruden News

NFL to appeal ruling in Gruden lawsuit over leaked emails

May. 25, 2022 18:39 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The NFL said Wednesday it will appeal a ruling denying a request to move former Las Vegas Raiders coach Jon Gruden’s lawsuit against the league from a public courtroom into closed-door arbitration. Gruden's lawsuit accuses the NFL of leaking his racist, sexist and homophobic...

Dan Ventrelle out as Raiders team president

May. 06, 2022 20:50 PM EDT

Las Vegas Raiders team President Dan Ventrelle has left the organization less than a year after taking over the job. Owner Mark Davis announced in a statement Friday that Ventrelle “is no longer with the Raiders organization” but divulged no details around the decision. ...

Raiders decline options on three 2019 1st-round picks

Apr. 29, 2022 16:28 PM EDT

The Las Vegas Raiders are declining the fifth-year options on all three of their 2019 first-round picks as the new regime doesn't want to commit to players inherited on the roster. General manager Dave Ziegler announced Friday that the team will let defensive end Clelin Ferrell,...

Raiders head into drafts with no picks until 3rd round

Apr. 22, 2022 14:01 PM EDT

86. LAS VEGAS (10-8) LAST SEASON: The Raiders survived a tumultuous 2021 to make the playoffs for just the second time in 19 seasons. Coach Jon Gruden resigned after five games because of the publication of his old offensive emails. Receiver Henry Ruggs III was released after being...

Quarterback Derek Carr gets 3-year extension from Raiders

Apr. 13, 2022 16:18 PM EDT

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Through a season of turmoil, Derek Carr performed at his best. So the Las Vegas Raiders have given the veteran quarterback a three-year contract extension. The extension is worth $121.5 million, a person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press,...

Bisaccia's new challenge: ending Packers' special-teams woes

Apr. 12, 2022 17:52 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — New Green Bay Packers special teams coordinator Rich Bisaccia has shown he’s capable of doing the improbable. He took over as Las Vegas interim head coach following Jon Gruden’s midseason exit last fall and steered the Raiders to their first playoff...

Free-agent cornerback Keisean Nixon signs with Green Bay

Mar. 26, 2022 13:24 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers have signed former Las Vegas Raiders cornerback Keisean Nixon. Nixon appeared in 40 games and made two starts during his three seasons with the Raiders. He made 20 tackles on defense and 18 on special teams. He had a team-high nine...

Buck, Aikman going from Fox to ESPN's 'Monday Night' booth

Mar. 16, 2022 15:39 PM EDT

On the first day of the new league year, one of the NFL's top broadcasting teams is moving from Fox to ESPN. ESPN announced on Wednesday a move that has been in the works for nearly a month — Joe Buck and Troy Aikman will be broadcasting “Monday Night Football.” ...

Raiders sign DE Maxx Crosby to extension

Mar. 11, 2022 18:36 PM EST

The Las Vegas Raiders signed star defensive end Maxx Crosby to a four-year extension worth about $95 million in the first major personnel move made by the new regime of coach Josh McDaniels and general manager Dave Ziegler. The Raiders locked up Crosby before he entered the final...

Aikman expected to leave Fox for ESPN 'Monday Night' booth

Feb. 24, 2022 19:44 PM EST

NFL free agency doesn't begin for a few more weeks, however business is about to pick up when it comes to shuffling among the network broadcast teams with perhaps the biggest surprise of them all. Troy Aikman is expected to become the lead analyst on ESPN's “Monday Night...