Jon Gruden Reportedly Turned Down Multiple HC Job Offers

January 14, 2017   ·     ·   Jump to comments

After spending the last eight years as a Monday Night Football color commentator, former Oakland Raiders and Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Jon Gruden reportedly turned down advances from Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay about making his return to the sideline.
Adam Schefter of ESPN reported the news Saturday and passed along comments from his ESPN colleague, who downplayed the situation:
In fact, according to Cork Gaines of the Associated Press (via Yahoo Sports), Gruden turned down three clubs' offers of coaching jobs. 
Despite the fact he's relayed his happiness in his broadcasting role, Gruden is one of the most discussed coaching options on an annual basis.
Charles Robinson of Yahoo Sports reported in December the 53-year-old Ohio native was the early "focal point" in the Los Angeles Rams' search for a new coach. The team ultimately hired Washington Redskins offensive coordinator Sean McVay to fill the void.
Prior to Schefter's report, th...

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