According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the Raiders are expected to offer him a 10-year contract, the longest coaching deal in National Football League history, which will reportedly be worth more than $100 million. "We congratulate you as you head back to the sideline with the Raiders".
"Thank you, coach, as we wrap this one up, all of us last night in our production meeting got a chance to tell you what we think about you and how much you meant to us and to "Monday Night Football, ' " McDonough said after the Titans" 22-21 come-from-behind win over the Chiefs on Saturday. Oakland finished a disappointing 6-10 during the 2017 campaign after going 12-4 in 2016 to reach the playoffs for the first time since 2002. He had a great reaction when he was asked about Gruden's new contract and was quick to mention that he had already discussed the deal with his own general manager, Bob Myers. Gruden originally attended college at Muskingum College in New Concord, Ohio, but transferred after a year to the University of Dayton where he played football for three years as the backup quarterback.
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) - The Oakland Raiders have officially hired Jon Gruden as their coach. After four seasons, he was traded to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, for whom he won a Super Bowl against the Raiders and coached until fired after seven seasons. He has a 95-81 career record. This is not the first time two brothers have been head coaches in the National Football League simultaneously.
Other teams have also done it, with one of the most recent notable coaching hires being Joe Gibbs in Washington. He was 2-2 in the postseason, losing in the AFC title game following the 2000 season and the divisional round in 2001.