Latest Jon Gruden News

Fill-ins lead first-place, unrattled Cards & Raiders to wins

Oct. 19, 2021 02:51 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The first-place Arizona Cardinals and Las Vegas Raiders each conquered pestilence and hardship as longtime assistants rallied their resilient teams to road victories in Week 6. The sickness the Cardinals had to conquer was COVID-19. ...

Raiders' offense thrives in 1st game without Gruden

Oct. 18, 2021 18:23 PM EDT

The offense for the Las Vegas Raiders had a different look in the first game without Jon Gruden, and the changes paid for at least the first week. New play caller Greg Olson utilized more play-action, allowing Derek Carr to hit some more big plays that had been lacking...

Las Vegas Raiders galvanized by Jon Gruden's downfall

Oct. 17, 2021 22:24 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The Las Vegas Raiders were determined not to let Jon Gruden's undoing lead to their own downfall. They delivered an emphatic 34-24 victory in Denver for longtime special teams coordinator Rich Bisaccia, their interim head coach, snapping a two-game skid...

Raiders begin post-Jon Gruden era with 34-24 win at Denver

Oct. 17, 2021 21:30 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Jon Gruden's red-faced resignation didn't unravel the Las Vegas Raiders. It galvanized them. “It for sure brought us closer,” Derek Carr said after the Raiders' 34-24 thrashing of the bewildered Denver Broncos on Sunday. “We...

The Latest: Pats-Cowboys becomes NFL's 10th OT game

Oct. 17, 2021 19:46 PM EDT

The Latest on Week 6 in the NFL (all times EDT): 7:40 p.m. For the fourth time this season there have been two overtimes in a week. The Cowboys and Patriots headed to OT tied at 29 after Minnesota beat Carolina 34-28 in extra time...

AP source: No one else in NFL cited with email violations

Oct. 15, 2021 23:02 PM EDT

The NFL has found no other current team or league personnel to have sent emails containing racist, homophobic or misogynistic language similar to messages written by Jon Gruden that led to his resignation as Las Vegas Raiders coach, according to a person familiar with the documents. ...

Column: Imagine what else lurks in those 650,000 emails

Oct. 15, 2021 16:03 PM EDT

Just imagine what else lurks in those 650,000 emails. Surely the racism and misogyny and homophobia weren't a Jon Gruden exclusive. But the NFL, instead of thoroughly addressing what is likely just the tip of a very toxic iceberg, hopes we'll all just...

Carr confident with Olson calling Raiders' offensive plays

Oct. 14, 2021 22:29 PM EDT

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — The Las Vegas Raiders have been operating with a “next man up” mentality since the start of the season while dealing with injuries throughout the lineup. Sunday in Denver, the same mantra will apply with their coaching staff against the Denver...

Bears eye share of NFC North lead with Rodgers, Packers

Oct. 14, 2021 18:44 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Given where they were a few weeks ago, the Chicago Bears' odds of grabbing a share of the NFC North lead seemed about as long as a Hail Mary pass. Back-to-back wins have them in position to do just that. The problem is they're facing a big obstacle with...

Broncos are expecting same old Raiders even without Gruden

Oct. 14, 2021 16:35 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Denver Broncos star linebacker Von Miller still sees the Las Vegas Raiders as Jon Gruden's team even after their rival's iconic coach resigned in disgrace. While acknowledging “how they call the game will definitely change because they have a new play...