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Jon Gruden Gets LOADED by Madden Video Game After Resigning as Raiders Trainer Over Offensive Emails

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Jon Gruden has been kicked out of the Madden NFL 22 video game after he resigned as coach of the Las Vegas Raiders over offensive language he used in emails.

The 58-year-old quit after emails he sent before his re-hiring in 2018 contained racist, homophobic and misogynistic comments.

The emails were discovered during an NFL investigation into workplace misconduct with the Washington Football Team (WFT), while Gruden was working as an expert for ESPN.

EA Sports tweeted on Wednesday that it is “taking steps to” remove Gruden from the latest version of its popular pro football game and “would replace him with a general resemblance via a title update in the coming weeks.”

The gamemaker said it is “committed to taking action to maintain a culture of inclusion and fairness.”

From 2011-18, while an ESPN analyst, Gruden used various anti-gay statements, such as “f******” and “queers,” among other racist and misogynistic terminology in emails he wrote. to former club director Bruce Allen in Washington.

The emails were part of the NFL’s 10-month investigation into hostile workplace allegations against the WFT.

Gruden resigned on Monday after emails he sent to then Washington Football Team director Bruce Allen between 2011 and 2018 surfaced in which he used racist, misogynistic and homophobic language to criticize competitive figures.

Jon Gruden was dropped from EA Sports' Madden 22 video game after resigning as coach of the Las Vegas Raiders.  Pictured: The cover of Madden 22, featuring Tom Brady (left) and Patrick Mahomes (right)

Jon Gruden was dropped from EA Sports’ Madden 22 video game after resigning as coach of the Las Vegas Raiders. Pictured: The cover of Madden 22, featuring Tom Brady (left) and Patrick Mahomes (right)

The investigation ended in July when the club was fined $10 million by league and team owner Dan Snyder who agreed to step back from the club’s day-to-day operations for a period of months.

As first reported by the New York Times, in 2015, Gruden wrote to Bruce Allen, then-director of the Washington Football Team, to complain that another gay player, Michael Sam, had been drafted by the St. Louis Rams.

In the email, Gruden alleges that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell pressured then-Rams coach Jeff Fisher to draft “queers.”

Edited versions of some of Gruden’s emails were also filed in federal court last June as part of Snyder’s efforts to coerce Allen into discovery in a separate lawsuit filed in India.

One of the emails included in the court filing and reviewed by DailyMail.com resembles the email referenced by the Times.

“I agree,” wrote an “ESPN personality” whose name was redacted in the court filing. ‘[Redacted] shouldn’t be calling [redacted] and tell him to line up queers too.”

The Times reported that Gruden used a gay bouncer to insult Goodell, saying he

Former St. Louis Rams Head Coach, Jeff Fisher

The Times reported that Gruden used a gay bouncer to insult Goodell, saying he “had no idea” and was “anti-football”. He also said Goodell shouldn’t have pressured Rams coach Jeff Fisher (right) to draft “queers,” a reference to Michael Sam (left), who was the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL player. team

Edited versions of some of Gruden's emails were also filed in federal court last June as part of Snyder's efforts to coerce Allen into discovery in a separate lawsuit filed in India.  One of the emails included in the court filing and reviewed by DailyMail.com resembles the one referenced by the Times

Edited versions of some of Gruden’s emails were also filed in federal court last June as part of Snyder’s efforts to coerce Allen into discovery in a separate lawsuit filed in India. One of the emails included in the court filing and reviewed by DailyMail.com resembles the one referenced by the Times

Fisher, who was fired by the Rams in 2016, has denied applying any pressure to draft Sam, who ultimately did not take the team out of training camp and settled for a practice squad.

“Michael Sam was the SEC Co-Defensive Player of the Year in 2013, and we selected him in the 2014 NFL Draft based on his defensive production and pass rush skills on the field,” Fisher wrote in his statement, referring to Sam’s tenure in Missouri.

“As a head coach for over 20 years, we drafted or not drafted players based on different qualities,” Fisher continued. “Their sexual orientation should never — and should never — play a role in the decision-making process.”

“I continue to support Michael, and his decision to come out as the first openly gay player to be drafted into the league. It took courage to serve as a role model for those competitive footballers who also happen to be gay.’

Fisher, who was fired by the Rams in 2016, has denied applying any pressure to draft Sam, who ultimately did not take the team out of training camp and settled for a practice squad.

Fisher, who was fired by the Rams in 2016, has denied applying any pressure to draft Sam, who ultimately did not take the team out of training camp and settled for a practice squad.

Sam, a defense star in Missouri, has not publicly responded to Gruden’s emails.

Gruden resigned Monday night during the fourth season of a $10 million 10-year deal with the Raiders.

He was 22-31 with no playoff appearances in his second stint with the team.

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the club he led to a Super Bowl title nearly 20 years ago, removed him from the Ring of Honor at Raymond James Stadium on Tuesday.

Carl Nassib, NFL’s only openly gay player, gets ‘personal day’ after coach Jon Gruden’s homophobic emails were revealed: Raiders general manager says defensive end ‘has a lot to handle’

Las Vegas Raiders defensive end Carl Nassib, the NFL’s only openly gay player, got a rare personal day on Wednesday after head coach Jon Gruden resigned over exposing racist, homophobic emails.

In a series of emails from 2011 to 2018 leaked to The New York Times this week, Gruden used various anti-gay utterances, such as “f******” and “queers,” among other racist and misogynistic terminology.

Raiders general manager Mike Mayock told reporters on Wednesday that Nassib had requested a day off.

Las Vegas Raiders defensive end Carl Nassib, the NFL's only openly gay player, got a rare personal day on Wednesday after head coach Jon Gruden resigned over exposing racist, homophobic emails

Las Vegas Raiders defensive end Carl Nassib, the NFL’s only openly gay player, got a rare personal day on Wednesday after head coach Jon Gruden resigned over exposing racist, homophobic emails

“He just said he has a lot to handle,” Mayock said.

“A lot has happened in the past few days. And of course we support that request.’

Mayock did not say whether Nassib would be sidelined for Sunday’s game against the Broncos in Denver.

Nassib came out during Pride Month on June 21 and announced on Instagram that he plans to donate $10,000 to The Trevor Project, which aims to prevent suicide among LGBTQ youth.

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