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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 7, 2010
Posted on: December 27, 2011 3:21 pm
 

Gruden returning to coaching?

He should have come back last year & coached the BROWNS.




Since: Jan 7, 2010
Posted on: December 27, 2011 3:18 pm
 

Gruden returning to coaching?

He should have come back last year & coached the BROWNS.



Since: Feb 5, 2007
Posted on: December 27, 2011 3:08 pm
 

Gruden returning to coaching?

I agree, Freeman just wanted to extend his Holiday by writing something that came to him while sitting on the crapper......



Since: Jan 17, 2008
Posted on: December 27, 2011 3:04 pm
 

Gruden returning to coaching?

Any team that is not 100% happy with their head coach should entertain this idea. Coaches of this caliber dont come along often. This is just some logic oozing from Indianapolis; no emotion, or feelings, or passion, just logic. You know, how our head coach plays it.  <br />P.S. any Cowboy fan preferring Garrett over Gruden is purely in denial, but thats what I expect from Texas. <br />




Since: Nov 21, 2011
Posted on: December 27, 2011 2:56 pm
 

Gruden returning to coaching?

jason garrett an improvement on BUM JR! come on give me a break .. look at the records before you start spewing that foolish crap! i certainly hope the cowgirls keep Garrett and we can look for another 8-8 season next year!



Since: Jun 2, 2009
Posted on: December 27, 2011 2:41 pm
 

Gruden returning to coaching?

This is a joke of an article Freeman.  He might return.... he might not.... This is something we all already knew.


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Since: Mar 9, 2008
Posted on: December 27, 2011 2:27 pm
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Since: Dec 1, 2006
Posted on: December 27, 2011 2:25 pm
 

Gruden returning to coaching?

Welcome to INDY... Peyton returning next year and with a Coach... LOOKOUT




Since: Dec 27, 2011
Posted on: December 27, 2011 2:25 pm
 

Gruden returning to coaching?

I hope he does, so I don't have to listen to him commentate anymore LOL



Since: Dec 26, 2011
Posted on: December 27, 2011 2:24 pm
 

Gruden returning to coaching?

@Mwilson1511: Couldn't disagree with you more. Jason Garrett is a great coach, a grand improvement over Wade Phillips. I wouldn't replace him with anyone at this point because he has given me no reason to want to. Just because Gruden has decades of coachng experience and had success with Tampa Bay that one time does not mean he is going to get in our system (or any other, for that matter) and be guaranteed Super Bowls. We tested that same formula with Bill Parcells and it didn't work.


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