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Raiders concerned about how Derek Carr will get along with Jon Gruden

Raiders concerned about how Derek Carr will get along with Jon Gruden

The Raiders will officially announce the hiring of Jon Gruden at a press conference on Tuesday, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported.

Steve Corkran of the Raiders Snake Pit was first with the news of Gruden's return.

It looks like Jon Gruden will return to once again be the head coach of the Oakland Raiders after being out of coaching for 10 years, NFL.com reports.

The previous coach Jack Del Rio was sacked after the last game of the season, and Gruden is set to interview with them Monday.

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Kotb has worked as a broadcast journalist since 1986, when she started her career as a news assistant in Egypt for CBS News , according to Variety .

So far there has been no official confirmation from the team.

Gruden is scheduled to work the network's playoff game Saturday in Kansas City between the Chiefs and Tennessee Titans.

Gruden, now a Monday Night Football analyst, coached the Raiders from 1998 to 2001, winning AFC West titles in his last two seasons. He has not coached since his seventh and final season with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2008. He coached Oakland from 1998 to 2001 and has been working as an ESPN analyst as of late. Gruden has already started putting together a staff with Cincinnati defensive co-ordinator Paul Guenther among those expected to join. He has a 95-81 career record.

According to Mike Jones of USA Today, NFL spokesman Joe Lockhart said "the league believes the Raiders have complied with the Rooney Rule", although he couldn't say when interviews with minority candidates took place. "Minority candidates were interviewed and we will wait and see the decision they make".


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