Jon Gruden: 'I think I am being considered' by Raiders

Oakland Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio reacts during a news conference after an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Chargers Sunday Dec. 31 2017 in Carson Calif

According to ESPN, the Raiders are considering offering Gruden an ownership stake in the team to re-take the job he held from 1998-2001 after they fired Jack Del Rio. But the ESPN color commentator played dumb Tuesday when asked whether he was being courted by Oakland.

"He told me he loved me and appreciated all I did to get this program going in the right direction, but that he felt the need to change", Del Rio said. Yet, following Oakland's 6-10 finish, including an very bad regression on offense, owner Mark Davis apparently will go all in to pursue Gruden with his team just two years away from moving to Las Vegas.

Jon Gruden coached in Oakland for four good years, leading the Raiders to four consecutive.500-or-better seasons, including two playoff appearances and an AFC Championship. Manish Mehta of The New York Daily News reports that New York Jets offensive coordinator John Morton will be a target of Gruden's should he officially be tabbed by the Raiders.

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"My understanding is they're interviewing candidates this week and they're going to let everybody know sometime early next week or whenever they make their decision", Gruden said.

Gruden beat the Raiders in the Super Bowl in his first season with the Buccaneers but didn't win another playoff game for Tampa Bay in his final six seasons. ESPN still has one last National Football League game to broadcast this season, Saturday afternoon's wild-card clash between the Tennessee Titans and Kansas City Chiefs.

Even though Gruden has been hesitate in the past to return to coaching, he will have enough power within the organization that he can reshape the entire front office and coaching staff, though some holdovers still remain from his first time coaching the team.

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Other teams that were expected to address their head coaching situation this week include the Arizona Cardinals, Cincinnati Bengals, and Denver Broncos.

The Raiders will be required to comply with the "Rooney Rule" and interview at least one minority candidate or otherwise face discipline from the NFL. So considering his history in Oakland, this could be a deal that works out and one that Schefter is reporting is in the works as we speak.

"I don't want to sit here and speculate". But again, Gruden has not coached since 2008.

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