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Jon Gruden Puts Raiders Logos On Players' Helmets During Senior Bowl

Jon Gruden puts a Raiders logo on a player's helmet at the Senior Bowl.

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Jon Gruden coached the winning team of today's Senior Bowl, and made it very apparent which players he likes.

Gruden coached the North team against Bay Area rival Kyle Shanahan, who had the South roster.

The Raiders coach and his staff picked up a 34-24 win, behind an MVP performance behind Duke's Daniel Jones.

The quarterback finished 8-for-11 for 115 yards, and picked up two total touchdowns, throwing for one and running for another.

Jones is a potential first round pick, and one of the more intriguing quarterback prospects in a group that also features juniors Dwayne Haskins and Kyler Murray. Neither has graduated, so they were not eligible to play in the Senior Bowl.

Gruden praised Jones for how he bounced back from some struggles early this week. From the New York Daily News:

"He showed a lot of mental toughness," Gruden said. "He had some tough moments. He threw two interceptions in 7-on-7 in practice, which is uncommon. But he came back the next day and the next day and the next day and showed the right stuff."

During the game, Daniel Jones was one of the players that Jon Gruden and his staff gave Raiders helmet stickers.

These weren't college-style small stickers for big plays either...these were big, side-of-helmet decals.

The Raiders were pretty horrid this year, but some guys looked like they welcomed the potential new landing spots. Of course, very few players are going to gripe about getting drafted by any team.

The Raiders will have plenty to say when the NFL Draft rolls around in late April as well. The team holds the Nos. 4, 24, and 27 picks, thanks to the Khalil Mack and Amari Cooper deals.