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John Gruden Reportedly ESPN’s Highest Paid Personality

It’s been a while since we’ve seen John Gruden on an NFL sideline. It’s been over a decade since Gruden left the Oakland Raiders to coach the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to a Super Bowl victory — ironically over those same Raiders. Now Gruden is enjoying a cushy lifestyle with ESPN. He gets to do color for Monday Night Football. He enjoys doing his quarterback camp whenever the...
Via Gamedayr
1 day ago  |  Discuss

ESPN’s Highest-Paid Personality Is Jon Gruden, According To The Author Of The ESPN Book

How many guesses do you think you would need to name ESPN’s highest-paid personality?  More than you think, probably.  According to James Andrew Miller, the author of the ESPN book, Those Guys Have All The Fun: Inside the World of ESPN, the network’s highest-paid employee is its face of Monday Night Football.  Jon Gruden, the Super Bowl-winning former head coach and NFL analyst...
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Jon Gruden salary is high – supposedly paid $6.5 million by ESPN

All those rumors about NFL teams being interested in Jon Gruden have certainly paid off — at least for the former coach. According to information shared by James Andrew Miller, the author of the ESPN book, Gruden makes around $6.5 million a year to serve as an analyst for ESPN. The matter came up when a fan inquired about Gruden’s salary to SI media reporter Richard Deitsch...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jon Gruden revealed as the highest paid ESPN personality

Who is the top dog at ESPN?  It’s a topic we’ve bounced around on this website before asking who the face of the network is and it’s franchise player.  But maybe the cold, hard facts say that the person who makes the most bank should be at the top of the food chain. So just who does make the most money at ESPN?  Perhaps it’s a topic that you’ve thought about in...
Via Awful Announcing
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Rodgers threw to Jerry Rice in his pre-draft workout

    As he watched Aaron Rodgers put on a spectacular performance on “Monday Night Football” against the Kansas City Chiefs, announcer Jon Gruden couldn’t help but reminisce about what could have been. Gruden was the head coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2005 when the team passed on Rodgers with the No. 5 overall pick in the draft. Instead, the Bucs took Cadillac...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers’ Josh Norman questions how much attention Jon Gruden pays to the NFL

Carolina Panthers cornerback Josh Norman apparently isn’t a fan of ESPN Monday Night Football analyst Jon Gruden. Or at the very least, he questions just how much the former coach pays attention to the overall NFL. Gruden called Monday’s Week 1 Eagles-Falcons game, during which Atlanta receiver Julio Jones caught nine passes for 141 yards and two touchdowns. During the first...
Via Awful Announcing
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers DB Josh Norman slams ESPN’s Jon Gruden

Carolina Panthers defensive back Josh Norman took offense to comments Jon Gruden made on Monday Night Football regarding the unstoppable force that was Atlanta Falcons receiver Julio Jones. Gruden had remarked at how he “seen anybody cover Julio Jones in the last couple of years” while watching the receiver carve up the Philadelphia Eagles secondary to the tune of nine catches...
Via Sportsnaut
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Jon Gruden on Raiders job: 'I'm not thinking about coaching'

Jon Gruden is the most high-profile name linked to the Oakland Raiders in the wake of the team’s decision to fire head coach Dennis Allen. If Gruden has any interest in the vacancy, he is keeping it to himself. During a chat with “Mike and Mike in the Morning” on Wednesday, Gruden joked that he […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Jon Gruden, Raiders headed for a reunion?

The Oakland Raiders have not had a winning season since 2002 and are still searching for a head coach who can help them return to the success they had in the early-2000s. Might they consider hiring the man who is responsible for those successful seasons as their next head coach? After firing Dennis Allen on […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders reportedly expected to make a run at Jon Gruden

Tim Kawakami of Mercury News expects the Raiders to make a “hard run” at hiring Jon Gruden as their next head coach. Ian Rapoport also suggests that the Raiders were likely to set their sights on Gruden before targeting different “superstar” head coaching candidate. “Of course, all eyes turn to Jon Gruden. We know he is close with Raiders owner Mark Davis,” Rapoport...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

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