Raiders preparing to offer Jon Gruden head coach job

The Oakland Raiders have fired coach Jack Del Rio after a 30-10 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers that capped a disappointing 6-10 NFL season

Safety Reggie Nelson, who broke into the National Football League under Del Rio in Jacksonville, said Sunday's move left him "numb". "But I knew this team and this brotherhood, and I owed it to all my coaches and all my teammates".

At this point, it seems a foregone conclusion that the Oakland Raiders will be hiring Jon Gruden for a second go-round heading into the 2018 season.

Get the best sports content from the web and social in the new B/R app. Look for Gruden to be named the Raiders head coach either Monday or Tuesday of next week.

"Jon Gruden is going to be the next head coach of the Oakland Raiders. There is no news to report", Gruden told the network Saturday.

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"Since 2006-07 and the teams that we had, what Jack has done to bring this organization back to life so to speak and give his three years, he built a good team and had some good games", Condo said. According to Bair, Davis "played coy" when asked about Gruden. He has been out of coaching since 2009, when he was sacked after seven seasons with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, including a Super Bowl title in 2002. Del Rio then had an awkward and emotional post game press conference with the media where he addressed his dismissal. But again, Gruden has not coached since 2008.

"I've got nothing to report".

Del Rio finished his three-year tenure in Oakland with a 25-23 record and one playoff appearance. He owns a 100-85 career record and won a Super Bowl in the 2002 season with the Buccaneers over the Raiders.

The Raiders had major drops in scoring (26 to 18.8), yards per game (373.3 to 324.1) and committed twice as many turnovers (14 to 28) this season as Carr took a major step back in his development after signing a $125 million, five-year extension in the offseason. This time, it feels real, as he could the Raiders' next head coach in the coming days.

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