The “Battle of the Bay” against the San Francisco 49ers on Thursday night has been nothing short of a humilation for the Oakland Raiders. The 49ers, who came into the game 1-7, wiped the floor with with the Raiders, taking a 31-3 lead after three quarters.
Raiders coach Jon Gruden has one fan on Twitter.
Even as the Raiders are hitting bottom courtesy of their cross-bay rivals, I still say Jon Gruden will have the last laugh. It's just going to take a while.
— Skip Bayless (@RealSkipBayless) November 2, 2018
The rest of Twitter blasted both the team and its coach.
“With the first pick in the 2019 NFL Draft, the Oakland Raiders select…”
— Field Yates (@FieldYates) November 2, 2018
The 2018 Raiders are “The Room” of football.
— Robert Mays (@robertmays) November 2, 2018
Wonder if Gruden's cellphone is heating up with more players telling him how badly they want to play for him.
— Tim Kawakami (@timkawakami) November 2, 2018
The Raiders saw their front office quit on the season and followed suit.
— Tom Fornelli (@TomFornelli) November 2, 2018
Nine weeks into his return to coaching, Jon Gruden’s team has quit on him. There’s really no other way to assess it.
— Rich Eisen (@richeisen) November 2, 2018
Jon Gruden, not Gregg Williams, is actually the guy who turned down 11 jobs, including four he didn't have to interview for. They were all with Tennessee.
— Kevin Clark (@bykevinclark) November 2, 2018
Hard to fathom covering a 12-4, woulda-been deep AFC playoff contender Raiders two years ago, and now this. Life comes at you fast.
— Courtney Cronin (@CourtneyRCronin) November 2, 2018
Even Hue Jackson doesn’t think he can win with this Raiders offense.
— Bill Barnwell (@billbarnwell) November 2, 2018
— Tyler Murry (@TylerJMurry) November 2, 2018
We can’t imagine things getting much worse in Oakland. But this team has found new lows on a weekly basis throughout the 2018 season. So, stay tuned.