Sport Madden 22 says Jon Gruden will be removed from game
Las Vegas Raiders interim coach Rich Bisaccia thanks Jon Gruden, looks to move team forward
Following his first practice since taking over for Jon Gruden, longtime NFL assistant Rich Bisaccia emphasizes ideals of "diversity, inclusion, social justice."Bisaccia, a longtime assistant and special teams coach under Gruden with the Raiders and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, began his first news conference with a statement acknowledging the unusual circumstances.
EA Sports, the company behind the Madden NFL video game franchise, will issue a software update that removes Jon Gruden from their Madden 22 game.
Within a week, disgraced former Raiders head coachhas become radioactive: no company or franchise wants to be associated with him.
The effects of Gruden's bigoted language even had the Super Bowl-winning head coach.
The toxicity is even shaping Gruden's legacy in e-sports: Madden 22, the 2021 version of the annual NFL-themed video game from EA Sports, plans to remove Gruden's likeness from their game.
While Jon Gruden is gone, leaking questions will remain around the 650,000 Washington emails until they’re all released
There are several different things going on around the story of Jon Gruden’s resignation from the Las Vegas Raiders Monday, which came shortly after the New York Times published a summary of further homophobic and misogynistic email comments from him (following the Wall Street Journal’s reporting Friday of his 2011 racist comments on NFLPA executive Read more The post While Jon Gruden is gone, leaking questions will remain around the 650,000 Washington emails until they’re all released appeared first on Awful Announcing.
Madden 22 announces plan to remove Jon Gruden from their video game
Madden 22, which was released on August 17 of this year, features multigenerational NFL GOATs on its cover. Tom Brady and Patrick Mahomes share the Madden 22 cover, which is the second time this has happened in. It is the first time that two quarterbacks shared the cover, a testament to how these two unparalleled talents dominate the NFL conversation.
Gruden is not the first NFL coach who will not be represented in the exclusive NFL video game. Patriots head coach Bill Belichick has. This is because Belichick is not a member of the NFL Coaches Association, which has a contract with EA Sports. Sean Payton was also not a member in 2006, hence his exclusion from the game.
Gruden's exclusion from the game due to offensive language is a first for the franchise, marking an unprecedented situation that the entire NFL world is grappling with at the moment. Raiders owner Mark Davisto comment as Gruden's early departure changes the future of his franchise.
Gruden Has Resigned. Now, It’s Time for the Rest of the Washington Investigation to Be Made Public .
If the NFL is truly committed to its stated values of inclusion, they’ll release the rest of the details of their investigation into the “toxic” work environment overseen by one of its owners. The picture of Jon Gruden that emerged over the past several days was a person who could no longer hold his 10-year, $100 million post as the Raiders head coach.The Wall Street Journal published last week a 2011 email in which Gruden used racist language when referring to the executive director of the players union, DeMaurice Smith, who is Black.