BOMB! Jon Gruden is no longer coach of the Las Vegas Raiders


After mails from Jon Gruden came to light where he wrote racist, misogynistic and homophobic comments, the Las Vegas Raiders decided to part ways with the coach in the middle of the 2021 NFL season.

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Las vegas raiders came from having an ideal start to the season in the National Football League 2021-22, but after losing undefeated to Los Angeles Chargers, the bad news related to his coach began Jon Gruden.

This Friday an email from 2011 published by the Wall street journal where the professional referred in a derogatory and racist way to the then executive director of the NFL Players Association, Demaurice Smith. “It has lips the size of Michelin tires.”, Gruden wrote.

The NFL began an investigation in this regard, and this Monday madness was unleashed again, since another report came to light, in this case of the New York Times, which revealed that Gruden also sent emails that included comments homophobic and misogynist against people in the NFL, such as female judges or drafted gay players. He also insulted the league commissioner, Roger goodell. All this, between 2011 and 2018, while working as a commentator on ESPN.

Jon Gruden resigns from Las Vegas Raiders

In this way, according to what was reported by Tom Pelissero from NFL Network, Jon Gruden informed his coaching staff Monday that he plans to resign. The league was waiting to see how the franchise performed, but Gruden moved first, and decided to step aside. It should be noted after what came to light, that the Raiders defender, Carl Nassib, is the first openly gay player in the NFL.

The former head coach of Tampa Bay Buccaneers had signed a contract 10 years and $ 100 million in 2018 with the franchise of, then, Oakland. He ended up being for a little over three seasons, going 22-31, with no Playoff appearances and no winning seasons. Reports Adam Schefter of ESPN that his assistant Rich Bisaccia will be the interim coach.

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