What Jenna laine He explained to ESPN, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers added former head coach Jon Gruden to their Ring of Honor in 2017, roughly four years before he held that position with the Las Vegas Raiders until give up Monday night after I went learned who used racist, homophobic and misogynistic language in emails sent from 2010 to 2018.
According to Grant Gordon from the NFL website, the Buccaneers are distancing themselves from the coach who guided the franchise to a Super Bowl XXXVII victory over the then Oakland Raiders.
“The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have advocated for decisive change in the areas of race relations, gender equality, diversity and inclusion for many years,” the club said in a statement. “While we recognize Jon Gruden’s contributions on the field, his actions go against our core values as an organization. Therefore, he will no longer remain a member of the Buccaneers Ring of Honor.”
Gruden He coached the Buccaneers from 2002 to 2008 and was 57-55 during his tenure at Tampa Bay.
The emails linked to Gruden, meanwhile, were discovered by the NFL during his investigation of the Washington Football Team and published by The Wall Street Journal last Friday and later by the New York Times on Monday before his resignation.
Gruden may never work in the NFL again, and it is clear that his reputation and legacies have taken what may be irreparable blows.