Jon Gruden “really disappointed” after 34-3 loss to Jets

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The Raiders came into Sunday’s game at MetLife Stadium with three straight wins and Wild Card position in the AFC, but the playoffs felt a long way away by the time the matchup with the Jets came to an end.

Oakland scored the first three points of the game, but the Jets scored the other 34 in a one-sided rout that erased many of the good feelings generated over the last few weeks. Derek Carr got pulled in the third quarter once the game was out of hand and head coach Jon Gruden ticked off a number of things that led to the blowout when he spoke to the media after the game.

“We dropped passes,” Gruden said in his press conference. “Hell, we dropped four center-quarterback exchanges in the second half. We missed tackles. We missed field goals. We missed the opportunity to show fans who came out today what kind of football team we are. I’m really disappointed in it. I take credit for all that went wrong.”

The Raiders will have a chance to reverse course again in Week 13 by beating the Chiefs, but a loss in Kansas City would leave them with little margin for error over the final four weeks of the regular season.

12 responses to “Jon Gruden “really disappointed” after 34-3 loss to Jets

  1. It’s all about a certain team, from a certain town – the only town that’s so nice, they named it twice. New York, New York: It’s a helluva town. J E T S… Jets, Jets, Jets.

  2. How many more 90+yard scoring drives will Guenrher’s defense give up this year before he is fired?
    How many more players will join the list of names that deserve to win the “offensive player of the week” award after playing against Guenther’s defense?
    Sam Darnold
    Matt Stafford
    Deshaun Watson
    Aaron Rodgers
    Patrick Mahommes
    Dalvin Cook.
    This list is getting too long. Guenther’s gotta go.

  3. How many more 90+yard scoring drives will Guenther’s defense give up this year before he is fired?
    How many more players will join the list of names that deserve to win the “offensive player of the week” award after playing against Guenther’s defense?
    Sam Darnold
    Matt Stafford
    Deshaun Watson
    Aaron Rodgers
    Patrick Mahommes
    Dalvin Cook.
    This list is getting too long. Guenther’s gotta go.

  4. The Raiders WILL NOT RECOVER from this lost to the jets and WILL NOT make the playoffs. They JETS did what ever they wanted when they wanted to. Guenthers defense looked like a group of children in a round room looking for corner for time out. They were lost.
    Basically the Raiders got their ass whooped and they didnt even fight back. Everybody that got off the airplane was a disappointment. They were the “be aches” today. To many nice guys. No one knew what their job was or how to get it done. Shameful performance.

  5. Can’t say for sure, but I can’t help but thinking that a blow-out loss to a weak team puts a bit of a damper on the ‘Gruden for Coach of the Year’ hoopla. On the other, hand if the Raiders pull off the upset next week in K.C. then I expect the media hype to resume full-throttle.

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