• Gruden praises Newton: He's a 'power forward playing quarterback'

    1 month ago - By TheScore

    NFL coaches have tried for years to accurately describe the dual-threat ability that quarterbacks like Cam Newton possess, and the Las Vegas Raiders ' Jon Gruden may have just finally delivered. He explained the difficulty in stopping a player built like Newton, while also sharing a nickname he's given the signal-caller. "I haven't seen many guys walk through my doors that look like Cam. I call him 'Slam.' Slam Newton. That was the nickname I gave him. He is a power forward playing quarterback," Gruden said Wednesday, according to ESPN's Mike Reiss. Gruden's Raiders will be up against the...
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  • Jon Gruden has high praise for 'Slam' Newton ahead of Patriots-Raiders contest

    Jon Gruden has high praise for 'Slam' Newton ahead of Patriots-Raiders contest

    1 month ago - By USA Today

    Las Vegas Raiders head coach Jon Gruden, who has a way with words, calls Patriots QB Cam Newton "Slam Newton... a power forward playing quarterback."
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