Jon Gruden finally speaks out on Khalil Mack trade

Tanya Simon
September 12, 2018

Associated Press Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff scrambles against pressure from the Oakland Raiders defense.

Coach Gruden distinctively explained how Mack was under contract and he clearly didn't want to play for the Raiders. And we didn't get to Gurley enough. "We tried", Gruden said of his receivers.

However, Gruden already proved he is not afraid to make unpopular decisions when he traded Khalil Mack.

Monday night will be best remembered for two different stories as the Raiders were the better team in the first half, dominating time of possession and a slim scoreboard lead, while LA found a productive groove in the second half putting up 23 points.

Donald, who held out of training camp for a second consecutive season, said that he was prepared to play, but was unsatisfied with his performance.

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As he always does, McVay fired up his players in the locker room afterward with a passionate postgame speech.

Derek Carr looked at one point like he had the potential to be one of the best quarterbacks in the National Football League, but his struggles from last season spilled over into 2018 with a rough game against the Los Angeles Rams on Monday night.

Mack got that in Chicago.

The Los Angeles Rams made a pitch to acquire premier pass rusher Khalil Mack with the intention of giving him a raise this season, then dealing him at the end of the year to recoup some if not all of the draft compensation they gave up, according to sources.

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