In what is perhaps the most Jon Gruden thing that Gruden has ever done, it has been reported that while the team was on a Zoom call  the coach got the Raiders’ special teams’ coach to tell the players that he was in the hospital with a serious illness caused by COVID-19. This ended up not being true, and Gruden was apparently doing it to put a scare into his players and teach them that the virus can affect anyone and that they are not immune.



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