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Josh Freeman trying to work on his game without a team

By Darin Gantt

The Giants didn’t waste much time on the Josh Freeman experiment, but the former first-round pick is trying to re-establish himself. According to Gil Brandt of NFL.com, Freeman will work with Jon Gruden this week and then quarterback guru Terry Shea the following week. Some remedial work can only help, […]

Johnny Football, Teddy Bridgewater among Gruden ‘QB Camp’ participants

By dwetmore@1500espn.com

Jon Gruden, meet Johnny Football.

The highly publicized Texas A&M quarterback, Johnny Manziel, will be a part of Jon Gruden’ QB Camp this season, ESPN announced Thursday in a press release.

In advance of the show’s 5 p.m. appearance tonight on SportsCenter, here is a sneak peek of the camp participants:

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Tug-of-war could be emerging for Jay Gruden

By Mike Florio

What’s the best way to get people to forget about Jay Gruden’s misplaced faith in Andy Dalton and/or his inability to get the most out of him? By tapping into the time-honored mentality of scarcity. Who cares if the younger brother of Jon Gruden isn’t the best candidate to be the […]

Wetmore: The Vikings should consider

By dwetmore@1500espn.com

Each of the four major sports leagues is guilty of recycling coaches. Have a pro coaching job and lose it? No problem, so long as you didn’t embarrass yourself, you’ll get another shot.

That turnabout meant the word “retread” entered the sports lexicon. It’s almost invariably used with a negative connotation, a […]

AP Source: Vikings Ask About Bengals OC Jay Gruden

By Cole Premo

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A person with knowledge of the process tells The Associated Press that the Minnesota Vikings have asked to interview Cincinnati offensive coordinator Jay Gruden for their head coach vacancy.

The person spoke Monday on condition of anonymity because the team has not made information about the search public.

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Gruden says he’d like to give coaching “one more try”

By Mike Florio

In Saturday’s one-liners, we pointed out that former Buccaneers coach Jon Gruden referred to one of the Glazers (we’re not sure which one — possibly Jay) as a “son of a bitch” during an Ocala speaking engagement. Lurking on the second page of the story (as spotted by the folks at […]