The Oakland Raiders dropped their Week 1 matchup against the Los Angeles Rams 33-13 after a solid start. In turn, this meant head coach Jon Gruden’s return to the sidelines began with a 0-1 record at the hands of one of his former assistants in Sean McVay.
Following the loss, Gruden spoke with the media on Tuesday afternoon and touched on a wide range of topics. We’re going to take a look at a few things that stood out from his comments as well as how the impact the team moving forward.
Gruden on Decision to Make Tank Carradine Inactive
Carradine was originally slated to start in Khalil Mack’s position following the trade. But the Raiders went a completely different direction by making the offseason signing inactive for the opener.
Marshawn Lynch Apparently Dealing With an Illness
On Derek Carr’s Struggles in Week 1
Gruden Seems Happy With Starting Tackles
Gruden on Playing Safety Karl Joseph Just Even Snaps
Defensive Line Suffers Two Key Injuries
Source: Heavy Sports