Jon Gruden no longer coaches a Raiders, and he won’t be seen roaming a sidelines of a “Madden NFL 22” videogame either.
Electronic Arts Inc.
on Wednesday announced Gruden’s picture will be private from a game, and transposed by a general character.
“EA Sports is committed to holding movement in progressing a enlightenment of inclusion and equity,” a videogame association pronounced in statement Wednesday.
On Monday, Gruden quiescent as conduct manager of a Las Vegas Raiders, after revelations of decade-old emails from him that contained racist, homophobic and misogynistic comments that became open in an separate NFL review into a Washington Football Team. Gruden, who was an researcher during ESPN when he wrote a emails, was in a fourth year of a 10-year, $100 million agreement coaching a Raiders.
Raiders owners Mark Davis has pronounced small of Gruden’s resignation, and told ESPN on Wednesday: “I have no comment. Ask a NFL. They have all a answers.”
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