Raiders Rumors: Jon Gruden, Mike Mayock Sent Scouts Home Ahead of NFL Draft
FILE - In this Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, file photo, Mike Mayock, left, speaks as Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden listens at a news conference announcing Mayock as the general manager at the team's headquarters in Oakland, Calif. Mayock knows he will be highly scrutinized with three first-round picks thanks to Gruden's much-criticized trades. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

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There is reportedly a significant schism within the Oakland Raiders‘ front office heading toward the 2019 NFL draft next week.

According to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, Raiders general manager Mike Mayock and head coach Jon Gruden sent their scouts home for the weekend because “they don’t know who to trust and wanted to clear the room.”

Rapoport added that the scouts are not expected to return by the time the NFL draft begins on April 25.


This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available.

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