The Raiders and Chiefs will meet for the first time this season on Sunday and that means Raiders coach Jon Gruden will be facing off against Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes for the first time.
Anyone familiar with Gruden from Monday Night Football will know that he’s not shy about giving a rave review to a quarterback who most others view in more measured tones. When there’s a player playing at the level Mahomes has been at this season, things would go even further and Gruden showed on Wednesday that he hasn’t lost his ability to go the extra mile.
“His overall skill set is sickening,” Gruden said, via Michael Gehlken of the Las Vegas Review-Journal. “I mean, it really is. He’s double-jointed. He can throw the ball from any platform possible: running to his left, fading backwards. He can get out of trouble. And I compliment everybody. I’ve been accused of that,…