The first offseason of Jon Gruden’s return as an NFL coach have been highlighted by a theme. Gruden has his way about him as he builds the Oaklands Raiders’ roster. It’s really the same way he built rosters for the Raiders and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in his time as a head coach spanning 1998-2008.
Bill Williamson has been a professional sports journalist for 28 years. He has covered the NFL for 22 straight years. He has been covering the Oakland Raiders for the past nine years, including seven at ESPN.com.