It’s official: Jon Gruden will become the new head coach of the Oakland Raiders and they are paying a lot of money to make it official.
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Gruden will become the highest paid coach in NFL history:
Raiders are giving new head coach Jon Gruden a 10-year contract, the longest coaching deal in NFL history, sources tell ESPN. The deal is likely to be worth about $100 million.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) January 5, 2018
Gruden will return to his old stomping grounds following his final broadcast of the NFL season this Saturday when he calls the Titans-Cheifs game in Kansas City.
His introductory press conference will be on Tuesday.