|Jon Gruden talked during a presentation Dec. 9 of the 10th anniversary of the 2002 champion Buccaneers. (US Presswire)|
There has been a proliferation of Jon Gruden's former contacts hired in Dallas, leading some to speculate that the ex-head coach and current broadcaster could be getting back into coaching. ESPN's Ed Werder, however, cites a source claiming these rumors are "ridiculous."
Response from reliable team source when I asked if TB glory-days asst. coaches being hired in Dallas meant Gruden on way: "Ridiculous."— Ed Werder (@Edwerderespn) January 27, 2013
The Cowboys have hired defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin, defensive line coach Rod Marinelli, offensive line coach Bill Callahan and special teams coach Rich Bisaccia. All of them coached with Gruden in Tampa Bay and Oakland.
Jason Garrett is the man in Dallas for now, but any adversity in 2013 and Jerry Jones may be looking in Gruden's direction -- if he isn't already.
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