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Gruden returning to coaching?

Posted on: December 26, 2011 11:50 pm
 
Jon Gruden is leaning towards returning to coaching, two sources close to the situation confirmed to me.

The San Diego Union-Tribune first reported that Gruden had decided to return to coaching next season.

However, two sources said late Monday night that while Gruden is indeed leaning towards returning, it's not certain. But some of this might be semantics. I'm told Gruden wants to see what positions he could possibly get before making a 100 percent final decision and that he hasn't officially made one yet because of the uncertainty.

(I was also told Gruden didn't expect this news to get out so soon.)

But again, semantics. He wants to come back. That's the important part of this story. And while I fully expect Gruden to issue a statement with some sort of non-denial/denial saying he's happy at ESPN, he's eyeing a return.

Gruden wants to coach again as soon as possible. That part is fact.

"He's ready to leave television," said one source, "but only if the right job is out there."

And that job, as the Union-Tribune reported, could be the St. Louis Rams.

Category: NFL
Tags: Gruden, NFL, Rams
 
Comments

Since: Jan 17, 2007
Posted on: December 27, 2011 11:36 am
 

Gruden returning to coaching?

What if no one wants him to coach? I guess he forgot that he isn't a legend



Since: Dec 17, 2006
Posted on: December 27, 2011 11:29 am
 

Gruden returning to coaching?

He wouldn't go in the same division as his brother and against him. I could see the Vikings wanting him. The Rams have had so many coaching changes their QB won't know which system to run.....just to much change in St Louis for this to happen.



Since: Nov 17, 2007
Posted on: December 27, 2011 11:26 am
 

Gruden returning to coaching?

Thank goodness.  He is a horrible announcer.



Since: Oct 13, 2006
Posted on: December 27, 2011 11:25 am
 

Gruden returning to coaching?

SAN DIEGO???



Since: Sep 26, 2006
Posted on: December 27, 2011 11:12 am
 

Gruden returning to coaching?

Amen!



Since: Dec 4, 2007
Posted on: December 27, 2011 11:10 am
 

Gruden returning to coaching?

I'm not sure Gruden and Scott Pioli would get along so well.  I agree, lots of offensive weapons and a pretty good defense, but those two massive egos couldn't possibly co-exist . . .



Since: Oct 19, 2006
Posted on: December 27, 2011 11:00 am
 

Gruden returning to coaching?

Cleveland needs a coach. (Again)



Since: Dec 27, 2011
Posted on: December 27, 2011 10:48 am
 

Gruden returning to coaching?

Come 2 jax please!! altho not the best coach out there in my book prolly the best one jax has a shot at!!



Since: Jan 7, 2007
Posted on: December 27, 2011 10:39 am
 

Gruden returning to coaching?

Which top five franchise has a coaching vacancy?



Since: Dec 27, 2011
Posted on: December 27, 2011 10:36 am
 

Gruden returning to coaching?

Yeah, why would anybody in their right mind want to go from coaching in that dump Pittsburgh to beautiful San Diego? It's an NFL job in a great city and they already have a boatload of talent. I could easily see him going there.


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