Jon Gruden’s second tenure as Raiders’ head coach ended abruptly Monday night, four days after revelations of racist, misogynistic and anti-gay emails surfaced.
Jon Gruden resignation
Jon Gruden’s second tenure as the Raiders’ coach ended Monday, four days after revelations of racist, misogynistic and anti-gay emails surfaced. Here is a timeline from the past four days:
In testimony to U.S. House Oversight Committee, former Washington Commanders president Bruce Allen claimed an NFL official told him the team leaked the Jon Gruden emails.
A Las Vegas judge has ruled that the NFL cannot force former Raiders coach Jon Gruden into an arbitration process outside of court.
The NFL claimed in recent court filings that former Raiders coach Jon Gruden had “consistently” sent derogatory emails during his time as the team’s coach.
Former Raiders coach Jon Gruden’s lawsuit against the NFL will continue to be litigated after a Las Vegas judge on Wednesday denied a motion to dismiss the case.
In court documents filed Friday, former Raiders coach Jon Gruden opposed the NFL and commissioner Roger Goodell’s request to dismiss Gruden’s lawsuit against the league.
Former Raiders head coach Jon Gruden, who resigned last month after racist, misogynistic and anti-gay emails surfaced, is suing the NFL and commissioner Roger Goodell.
A Congressional committee is seeking documents and information from the NFL regarding the investigation into the Washington Football Team and how the league handled it.
DeMaurice Smith said on Tuesday night’s edition of HBO’s “Real Sports” that he was particularly bothered by the number of people of color with a platform who defended Jon Gruden.
Raiders owner Mark Davis made clear to the Review-Journal where he stood on the insensitive emails from Jon Gruden that led the head coach to resign.
When the Raiders took the field for the first time without Jon Gruden on Sunday against the Denver Broncos, their former coach said he would be back in Las Vegas cheering them on.
Cast impressions of the former coach appear, along with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, Raiders owner Mark Davis and other surprises in the show’s opener.
Raiders quarterback Derek Carr spoke publicly Wednesday for the first time since head coach Jon Gruden resigned. “I love the man, but you hate the sin,” Carr said.
Vic Fangio said there’s “no place in the world” for the opinions expressed by the former Raiders coach in emails leaked earlier this week that led to his resignation.
Jon Gruden’s estimated $10 million per season salary had him as the third highest-paid coach in the league behind Seattle’s Pete Carroll and New England’s Bill Belichick.
NFL Network analyst and former NFL quarterback David Carr believes the leaked Jon Gruden emails proved to be a distraction in Sunday’s loss to the Bears.