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Jon Gruden Issues New Comments On Khalil Mack Trade

Jon Guden addressing the media in front of a Raiders backdrop.

ALAMEDA, CA - JANUARY 09: Oakland Raiders new head coach Jon Gruden speaks 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)

The return of Jon Gruden to Oakland isn't off to an amazing start, as the Raiders are now 0-2.

While much of the blame has fallen on the shoulders of their offense, the lack of pressure on the opposing quarterback is alarming. Of course, the Raiders could've been fine if Gruden didn't trade Khalil Mack to the Bears.

Instead, Gruden continues to talk about the blockbuster trade that went down, as he highlights Oakland's struggle on defense.

The Raiders' defense currently has two sacks in two games, failing to generate any pressure on opposing offenses. However, Gruden thinks that could change when P.J. Hall returns to the gridiron.

Hall missed yesterday's action against Denver, as the rookie defensive tackle nurses an injured ankle.

It's been a rough start to the season for Gruden, and constantly commenting on his decision to deal Mack isn't exactly helping the situation.