Optimism Creeps In As Jon Gruden Gives Titles To Brother Jay

February 5, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Surely it's premature but Jon has endorsed Jay in the Gruden family as Bengals.com reports the professional and familial admiration that comes with a balanced approach to the game. 
Jon Gruden has given not only his thumbs up but a personal creditability rating in his praise for the younger Gruden—Jay —when his opinion has been sought.
Whether it be the lack of incentive to succeed or the lack of understanding that has led to failure, the one key point to every comment in the hiring of Jay Gruden has been the implication that Marvin Lewis—not Mike Brown—hired Jay Gruden. 
While this may be speculation and will likely never be confirmed, it appears that Marvin did make one key personnel agreement with Mike Brown, that Marvin Lewis, and Marvin Lewis alone, would choose the staff that reported to him going forward.
If future operations of the Bengals management personnel is truly under Marvin on a day-to-day basis then the only issues ...

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