Yes, that infamous Tuck Game, in which the Patriots defeated the Raiders 16-13. Gruden spent four years as coach for the Raiders before being dealt to Tampa Bay, where he beat Oakland in the Super Bowl following his first season in 2002.
Gruden, who began his coaching career with the Raiders in 1998, will replace Jack Del Rio, who was sacked following a season-ending loss to the Los Angeles Chargers that capped a disappointing 6-10 campaign. However, prior to that he coached in Oakland for 4 seasons.
ESPN's Adam Schefter later confirmed the report. "Minority candidates were interviewed", National Football League executive vice president of communications Joe Lockhart said during a conference call Friday.
One woman dead after two dogs attack her, her husband
Lorraine Saylor was putting bird seed out in her yard at her Kentucky home Sunday when she was mauled by the two pit bulls. Johnny Dale Lankford, 42, was charged with harboring a vicious animal, according to the Bell County Sheriff's Department .
Current Los Angeles Rams quarterback coach Greg Olson will be Oakland's offensive coordinator, while former Cincinnati Bengals defensive coordinator Paul Guenther will serve in the same capacity under Gruden.
"We believe the Rooney Rule was complied with".
Raiders owner Mark Davis is also expected to sign four-year deals with top assistants, according to the reports, that will keep them in place as the club prepares for a move to Las Vegas after the 2018 season. He was sacked after going 9-7 in 2008 with the Buccaneers, his seventh season with the team.