Jon Gruden is apparently out as the Raiders head coach.
Last week the Wall Street Journal emails from 2011 revealed Gruden used racist language to mock NFLPA exec Demaurice Smith.
NEW: At the crescendo of the 2011 NFL lockout, Jon Gruden sent an email that used a racist trope to describe NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith. "Dumboriss Smith has lips the size of michellin tires.” https://t.co/MQn55oEMZE
— Andrew Beaton (@andrewlbeaton) October 8, 2021
On Monday night, new emails showed Gruden using homophobic slurs to bash NFL commissioner Roger Goodell.
Breaking News: The NFL coach Jon Gruden used misogynistic and homophobic language for years, a review of his emails shows. He denounced the emergence of women referees, the drafting of a gay player and the tolerance of protests during the national anthem. https://t.co/F3QpqV9yZS
— The New York Times (@nytimes) October 12, 2021
Not long after the emails were released Gruden informed his staff and Mark Davis that he was going resign amid the email scandal.
Source: Jon Gruden just informed his staff that he plans to resign as #Raiders coach.
— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) October 12, 2021