Latest Jon Gruden News

World traveler Raiders are in contention at the bye

Oct. 10, 2019 1:54 PM EDT

After starting a 48-day stretch without a true home game with another lopsided loss in Minnesota, the Oakland Raiders looked destined for yet another losing season. Coach Jon Gruden's team responded well instead of spiraling out of control and put together the best back-to-back games since he returned to the...

Burfict's appeal of suspension for rest of season denied

Oct. 9, 2019 6:02 PM EDT

Oakland Raiders linebacker Vontaze Burfict's appeal to overturn his suspension for the rest of the season for a helmet-to-helmet hit was denied Wednesday. Appeals officer Derrick Brooks ruled he would not reduce the longest suspension ever handed down for an on-field infraction. Brooks is appointed jointly by the...

Patrick Mahomes' magic fizzles without mobility

Oct. 8, 2019 2:57 AM EDT

Caught up in the spell of Patrick Mahomes' wizardry , the always enthusiastic Sunday Night Football Crew ended up witnessing an old-fashioned whooping by the Colts instead of more magic by the league's reigning MVP. Before the biggest stunner in a slate of games that included one Gruden brother getting fired up...

Raiders developing into contender in year 2 under Gruden

Oct. 7, 2019 3:04 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Maybe it took a week in England for coach Jon Gruden's vision for the type of team he wants the Oakland Raiders to become to materialize. The young players he hoped will form the foundation for the future finally started to deliver and quarterback Derek Carr ran the offense with the...

The Latest: RB Aaron Jones having career day for Packers

Oct. 6, 2019 7:10 PM EDT

The Latest on NFL Week 5 (all times EDT) 6:55 p.m. Green Bay running back Aaron Jones keeps building on a career day at the Dallas Cowboys. Jones has four touchdowns rushing, already two more than his career high with time remaining in the third quarter, to help the Packers build a 31-3 lead. The third-year back...

Bears join Raiders in London 2 days before game

Oct. 4, 2019 2:39 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The Oakland Raiders and Chicago Bears are taking vastly different approaches to their trip to London. The Raiders spent the entire week here after flying straight from Indianapolis following last week's game. They held three practices just like they would back home, got some opportunities to...

Bears star Khalil Mack prepares for reunion vs. Raiders

Oct. 3, 2019 2:07 PM EDT

Khalil Mack delighted the Oakland Raiders for four seasons by racking up sacks, forced fumbles and other big plays as one of the NFL's top defenders. Now he gets the chance to torment them 13 months after the Raiders traded their most productive draft pick of this century to Chicago following a lengthy contract...

Gruden's rabble-rousers are diminishing in numbers

Oct. 1, 2019 2:41 AM EDT

Jon Gruden tried retrofitting the Raiders into their renegade, rabble-rousing best for one final season in Oakland. Harkening to the time when Jack "The Assassin" Tatum patrolled the defense with a menacing stare and a villainous vibe emanated from Oakland Alameda Coliseum, Gruden added mischief-makers Richie...

Raiders head to London on winning note after win vs. Colts

Sep. 30, 2019 3:15 PM EDT

After a couple of weeks when almost nothing went right, the Oakland Raiders found their game in time to make sure they can start their stay in London in a good mood. The Raiders bounced back from two straight lopsided losses with perhaps their best road game in two seasons under coach Jon Gruden, beating the...

Raiders use fast start, interception return to beat Colts

Sep. 29, 2019 6:00 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr turned things around in a hurry Sunday. He hooked up with open receivers, watched the running game establish itself and enjoyed seeing Oakland transform itself from a struggling offense to the kind coach Jon Gruden envisioned. Carr led the Raiders...