yahoo_pereiraFormer NFL VP of officiating and current FOX Sports analyst Mike Pereira made a great deal of news this week with a column that ripped ex-NFL coach and current Monday Night Football broadcaster Jon Gruden for Gruden's assertion that the league's current officiating crews are not calling certain helmet-to-helmet penalties consistently.
Calling Gruden a "loudmouth" and a "blowhard" who "doesn't know what he's talking about," Pereira took off after Gruden in a way that could certainly indicate that in his new role with Fox, he's looking to settle a few old scores with coaches he didn't like when he was an official and a supervisor for officials.
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I am not a fan of Gruden's. Not today, not yesterday, not when I worked for the NFL and not when I was working on the field as a side judge. He was a loudmouth as a coach who constantly disrespected officials and he is a blowhard in the broadcast booth who spouts off when he doesn't know what he is talking about.
I respect his knowledge about the