Is Jon Gruden the Philadelphia Eagles' Best Bet for a New Head Coach?
From Bleacher Report - Front Page
December 29, 2012 - 12:44am
Over the last few weeks I've been profiling head coaching candidates with the understanding that Andy Reid will likely be fired at the end of the season. As of now I've scrutinized five other candidates. So with Big Red's last dance likely two days away, it's time to examine a similarly high-profile coach: Jon Gruden - ESPN Monday Night Football AnalystWhile a few former Super Bowl coaches have been mentioned as a possibility for the Eagles, Gruden's name has been most frequently connected to the organization. Considering his past, it's not exactly surprising.Jon Gruden began coaching at the age of 23, when he was a graduate assistant at the University of Tennessee. He then coached at Southeast Missouri State and the University of the Pacific before becoming an offensive assistant for the 49ers in 1990.Gruden then returned to the college ranks in '91 as a receivers coach f...Continue reading this article »