“As painful as it is for some Jets fans, I see some progress,” Gruden said Tuesday on a conference call with reporters.
Rex Ryan is still a hot commodity, despite missing the playoffs for four straight years with the Jets.
He’s an offensive coach. He’s colorful enough, but not so outrageous that he’s going to create a constant media stir. And, oh, yeah, he’s already won the big hardware with Tampa Bay.
Commentators have a lot of air time to fill. And sometimes they say something stupid.
The hubbub over a game played a decade ago began Monday when Tim Brown said he believed Bill Callahan altered the game plan because of his close ties to Jon Gruden — and because Callahan hated the Raiders.
This is a full-fledged NFL disaster, and there is no turning back right now. The Jets have no quarterback, their receivers are awful and their coaching staff lacks common sense. There is no saving this team.
Boomer and Craig spent a few minutes talking about Andy Reid’s future on Philly. And while doing so, the name Jon Gruden came up as a possible replacement.
The Giants played their tails off against an undefeated team in 2007, which sparked a Super Bowl run. With just as many jobs on the line, they have a chance to do the same this Sunday, at home. If the Giants care about their coach, they will.
Perry Fewell’s first shot as an NFL coach was temporary. He’d like to make his next one a little more permanent.
There was a time in American athletics when success was measured in victory. Simple. But we aren’t simple anymore.