More than a glitch: Jon Gruden dropped by Madden video game

10/14/2021 6:18:00 PM

Jon Gruden is being dropped from the Madden NFL 22 video game after he resigned as coach of the Las Vegas Raiders because it was reported that he used racist, homophobic and misogynistic language in emails

Jon Gruden is being dropped from the Madden NFL 22 video game after he resigned as coach of the Las Vegas Raiders because it was reported that he used racist, homophobic and misogynistic language in emails.

Jon Gruden is being dropped from the Madden NFL 22 video game after he resigned as coach of the Las Vegas Raiders because it was reported that he used racist, homophobic and misogynistic language in emails

.(CNN)EA Sports will remove former Las Vegas Raiders head coach Jon Gruden from Madden NFL 22, the video game company announced Wednesday.STILL WORK TO BE DONE TMZ., and this week, a new scandal has shed light on the recalcitrant culture of homophobia and racism that still exists in the NFL.

EA Sports tweeted Wednesday that it was “taking steps to remove” Gruden from the latest version of its popular pro football game and would “replace him with a general likeness via a title update in the coming weeks." The game maker said it is “committed to taking action in maintaining a culture of inclusion and equity."EA Sports is committed to taking action in maintaining a culture of inclusion and equity," said a statement regarding Madden NFL 22.” The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times reported that, from 2011-18 while he was an ESPN analyst between coaching jobs, Gruden used offensive terms in messages he wrote to former Washington club executive Bruce Allen..Gruden stepped down Monday night during the fourth season of a 10-year, $10 million deal with the Raiders.We will replace him with a generic likeness via a title update in the coming weeks.He was 22-31 with no playoff appearances in his second stint with the team.“I’m sorry, I never meant to hurt anyone.

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the club he led to a title nearly two decades ago, removed him from the Ring of Honor at Raymond James Stadium on Tuesday.Read More'use strict';CNN.29-year-old -- a 5th round draft pick of the Cowboys in 2015 -- has an interesting perspective.———.

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Always covering the important stuff 🤌 He's fired not canceled ppl are canceled when the good lard takes them smfh. Did he lie? Most people just have it all. If they are racist, they are homophobic and they are misogynistic. Mostly white males🙄 Another one bites the dust because of what happened and said 10 years ago. Honestly!

Cancel culture is so out of control The funny part is a great deal of alpha male types like those in the NFL talk like this all of the time, it’s just when it comes to light of course it’s oh so bad in the public eye. But this is really nothing, has been going on since, will continue to It’s always old dudes stuck in their outdated perceptions of correctness. Welcome to 2021, we’ve found the following items to be detrimental/a waste of time & energy to humanity.. Racism, Sexism , Homophobia & Strychnine

Good!! He should be put on the banned for life list like Pete rose. Hahaha fuck cancel culture. Gruden did nothing wrong, and I say that as someone who disagrees with him politically. Madden22 NFL GoWokeGoBroke ChappelleToTheMoon Antonio Brown used racist language and he's still on the game right?

EA Sports are 'taking steps' to remove Jon Gruden from Madden NFL 22EA Sports are 'taking steps' to remove Jon Gruden from Madden NFL 22, the video game company announced. Don't let this distract you from the upcoming trial with St Louis where 1.5 billion, 2 expansion teams, and exposed NFL corruption are in the crosshairs. Gruden is the sacrificial lamb. Is Antonio brown in the game They have players (present & former) on there on video beating women, charged/convicted of domestic violence, drugs, charged with murder....but sure let's delete the guy who said some bad stuff 🙄 EA & the NFL would be more believable if they held others to the same standard

He admits he made a mistake he's apologized lets move on stop piling on

This is getting out of hand! We had a corrupt, sexual criminal as President but they want to cry about someone saying things every single person has said at one point or another. The world needs to grow a pair!!!

Bisexual NFL Player Ryan Russell Appalled, Shocked By Jon Gruden CommentsRyan Russell, an openly bisexual NFL player, says he was 'deeply upset, shocked, appalled' by Jon Gruden's comments we don't care Grow up This is why you see so much talent go to waste in Empire league, New England League, Mason Dixon, CFL, AFL. Talent isn't on the field because of bias.

NFL Coach Jon Gruden Is the Right’s New Favorite Cancel Culture MartyrThe former Las Vegas Raiders head coach resigned after emails surfaced in which he made homophobic and racist comments. To Don Jr. and company, it’s all one big thought crime. Let me guess it's more of that 'locker room talk' the MAGA fans and the GOP love so much? Get some damn standards. Get rid of all the other trash he was talking too as well.

How the NFL Learned Months Ago of the Offensive Emails that Cost Jon Gruden His JobHow did the offensive emails that cost Jon Gruden his coaching job surface? It began with an investigation into the Washington Football Team—a franchise where he never worked. Why is Frank Luntz in this pic? WFT: Mr. Snyder, Jon Gruden on line one for you. Gruden though, reframing this, had his behavior hidden for years. That's not good. I wonder though if he conducted himself in a similar manner in the buildings where he has coached or at ESPN? More stories to come, I suspect. ..assistant is what I meant

Marquette King Hopes Jon Gruden Scandal Opens Door For NFL ReturnMarquette King hopes he gets another chance in the NFL after Jon Gruden's exit. This does make sense as a NFL fan. His leg was huge and his average were well above average. I always wondered why he was never given a chance elsewhere. Except he was on the Broncos, and even they got rid of his weird ass.

Commentary: Jon Gruden is gone, but NFL's troubles may be just beginningThe NFL came across Jon Gruden emails that contained racist, homophobic and misogynistic comments. How much more is there? What else will be revealed?