Jon Gruden absolutely blasts NFL’s PI challenge rule

By Vincent Frank
Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden is not in a forgiving mood. Even after his team took out the Detroit Lions on Sunday, the head coach is going after the NFL.

For a third consecutive game, Gruden was on the wrong end of a pass interference challenge.

It led to him lashing out against the NFL and the new rule during his day-after presser on Monday.

That’s the equivalent of Chucky saying as much as he possibly can without the NFL responding by attacking his checking account.

Gruden is in no way alone here. The pass interference challenge rule has been an absolute joke. Officials have pushed back against overturning their calls on the field at nearly every turn.

If you’re going to implement a new rule and not use it, what exactly has changed in the process?

All of this stems from the horrible non-call in the NFC Championship Game between the Los Angeles Rams and New Orleans Saints last January.

It has not done a darn thing to change the overall issues regarding pass interference calls in the NFL.