Report: Raiders Confirm Rooney Rule Compliance

Jan 19, 2018, 12:00 AM | Updated: Jan 4, 2019, 11:23 am
ALAMEDA, CA - JANUARY 09: Oakland Raiders new head coach Jon Gruden (L) talks with Raiders owner Ma...
(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
ALAMEDA, CA - JANUARY 09: Oakland Raiders new head coach Jon Gruden (L) talks with Raiders owner Mark Davis during a news conference at Oakland Raiders headquarters on January 9, 2018 in Alameda, California. Jon Gruden has returned to the Oakland Raiders after leaving the team in 2001. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

After a lengthy debate, the Oakland Raiders have confirmed their Rooney Rule compliance in hiring head coach Jon Gruden.

This news hit Twitter via Ian Rapoport, who confirmed the league met with Gruden, Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie, and owner Mark Davis.

After investigation, the Raiders confirm that they did interview TE coach Bobby Johnson and USC OC Tee Martin for the head coaching position.

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