Jon Gruden wants to coach again. There's no doubt about it, especially after his comments in an interview with Bryant Gumbel on HBO's "Real Sports." Gruden says he's looking for the right opportunity, and that he's turned down jobs on both the professional and college level since he's been working as an analyst in the Monday Night Football booth.
Gruden admitted that to some degree, he's still emotional about his firing from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after the 2008 season, but he doesn't like to look in the rear-view mirror. So for now, he's going to do MNF until something he finds appealing comes his way.
"I'm trying to figure out where I'm going," Gruden told Gumbel. "If the right opportunity presents itself, I will come back.''
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Gruden was fired from the Bucs with a 57-55 overall record in his seven years there. They won the Super Bowl in his first season, but never came close to such glory after that. Raheem Morris was brought in for the 2009 season, but fired after a disappointing 2011 campaign.
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