The hunt for a new head coach will be critical for Las Vegas Raiders owner Mark Davis, who has had to deal with former head coach Josh McDaniels’ incompetence.
Davis brought on Dave Ziegler and McDaniels in the hopes of erecting his version of the New England Patriots, but the two instead dragged the franchise into the ground with one bad choice after another. Davis finally fired Ziegler and McDaniels, h
When his emails to former Washington Commanders executive Bruce Allen were revealed, Gruden resigned as head coach. When the content of the emails was shown to be racist, sexist, and homophobic, Davis and the team were forced to ask Gruden to quit.
However, Gruden did not stop there, filing a lawsuit against the NFL and Commissioner Roger Goodell for engineering his departure. The litigation is still underway, but the NFL is awaiting the outcome of its appeal after an original judge prohibited shifting Gruden’s lawsuit from a public courtroom to a private hearing.
anding over the Raiders in the interim to Champ Kelly and Antonio Pierce.