Raiders confirm Gruden's return

Raiders confirm Gruden's return

It will make him the richest head coach in National Football League history.

Gruden has not coached since 2008 and has been working as an National Football League television analyst for the last nine years. The Oakland Raiders have announced a press conference for Tuesday, where they will introduce him as head coach. The defence struggled mightily before a late-season switch from fired co-ordinator Ken Norton Jr.to play-caller John Pagano.

Reports in America suggest Gruden has been handed a 10-year contract worth $100m, which would make it the richest coaching contract in National Football League history.

Gruden spent four seasons as coach in Oakland from 1998-2001.

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The ESPN broadcaster agreed on a 10-year, $100 million deal with the Oakland Raiders.

With Gruden's impending return to the Silver & Black sidelines, it seems like the flawless time to take a look back at one of the most famous (infamous?) trades in Raiders history. Following that snowy contest, Raiders owner Al Davis made the trade the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Even on Saturday afternoon, Gruden took some digs at his booth partner and the common consensus on Twitter was that the Raiders coach probably couldn't wait to leave McDonough behind and move to greener pastures.

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. Shell went 2-14 that season and was sacked after one year. Gibbs stepped away following the 1992 season with three Super Bowl titles in his career.

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