Jon Gruden says he's thrilled to be back as Oakland Raiders head coach. At a news conference yesterday afternoon in Alameda, Gruden said he loves the city of Oakland and feels a passion for the franchise. The 54-year-old Gruden compiled a 38-26 record in his 4 seasons with the Raiders between 1998 and 2001. He then spent 9 years as a color commentator for ESPN.
Gruden's deal is estimated to be worth $100,000,000 over the next 10 seasons.