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Raiders will introduce Jon Gruden as coach, $100 million deal

ESPN's Adam Schefter reports that Gruden will sign a 10-year, at around $100 million - the largest deal for a head coach in NFL history.


Kahron Spearman


The Oakland Raiders will introduce Jon Gruden as the team's next head coach on Tuesday, a league source confirmed to ESPN's Adam Schefter on Friday.

Schefter further reports that Gruden will sign a 10-year, $100 million - the largest deal for a head coach in NFL history. 

The press conference was first reported on Raiderssnakepit.com.

Gruden has been an ESPN analyst replaces Jack Del Rio, who was fired on Sunday. 

Raiders are giving new head coach Jon Gruden a 10-year contract, the longest coaching deal in NFL history, sources tell ESPN. The deal is likely to be worth about $100 million.

Gruden previously coached the Raiders from 1998-2001, before being traded Tampa Bay in January 2002. The Buccaneers would beat the Raiders in the Super Bowl in the subsequent season.

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