Jon Gruden

ESPN, Gruden and Ravens loss - not a great TV experience for me

ESPN, Gruden and Ravens loss - not a great TV experience for me

I forgot how annoying Jon Gruden can be, because like a lot of fans, I have not been watching ESPN’s “Monday Night Football” that much this year.

But I was quickly reminded of it during the Ravens' 30-23 loss to the New England Patriots on Monday.

First let me say, Gruden knows the game as well as any analyst on TV. And he has moments when he explains what happened on a play as clearly and succinctly as anyone can. He absolutely knows his stuff and clearly explains it to the viewers – most of the time.

In the first quarter he showed how the Patriots' defensive line shifted just before the ball was snapped on the safety that put the Ravens down 2-0. He pointed out...

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