Jon Gruden out as Raiders coach over offensive emails

Head coach Jon Gruden of the Las Vegas Raiders reacts to the gang throughout warmups earlier than a preseason recreation in opposition to the Seattle Seahawks at Allegiant Stadium on August 14, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Jon Gruden is out as coach of the Las Vegas Raiders after emails he despatched earlier than being employed in 2018 contained racist, homophobic and misogynistic feedback.

An individual acquainted with the choice stated Gruden is stepping down after The New York Times reported that Gruden frequently used misogynistic and homophobic language directed at Commissioner Roger Goodell and others within the NFL.

It was a fast downfall for Gruden, who’s within the fourth 12 months of a 10-year, $100 million contract he signed with the Raiders in 2018. It began on Friday when the Wall Avenue Journal reported that Gruden used a racist time period to explain NFL union chief DeMaurice Smith in a 2011 e mail to former Washington government Bruce Allen.

The emails had been found in a office misconduct investigation into the Washington Soccer Group however ended up costing Gruden his job. | Jon Gruden out as Raiders coach over offensive emails


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