Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is the newest NFL participant to talk out on former Las Vegas Raiders head coach Jon Gruden and the offensive emails that he beforehand despatched out.
During an look on “The Pat McAfee Show” on Tuesday, Rodgers was open and trustworthy.
“We need to allow people to grow and change, but those opinions don’t have a place in the game,” he mentioned.
Gruden stepped down as the Raiders’ head coach on Monday evening after The New York Times reported that the longtime coach made racist, misogynistic, and homophobic feedback directed at Commissioner Roger Goodell and NFL Players Association government director DeMaurice Smith, amongst others.
Gruden coached the Raiders on Sunday in opposition to the Chicago Bears, however he resigned the subsequent day after extra of his previous emails got here out.
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“It was surprising to see that the thing went so quickly, but I think that was probably the best decision for all parties involved,” Rodgers added. “Hopefully, we can all as a league learn and grow from this. Hopefully, it puts people on notice who have some of those same opinions. Like, ‘Hey man, it’s time to grow and evolve and change and connect. That s–t doesn’t fly.’”
Gruden, who was in the fourth 12 months of a 10-year, $100 million contract, launched a assertion following the resolution to resign.
“I have resigned as Head Coach of the Las Vegas Raiders,” Gruden mentioned. “I love the Raiders and do not want to be a distraction. Thank you to all the players, coaches, staff, and fans of Raider Nation. I’m sorry, I never meant to hurt anyone.”
Raiders proprietor Mark Davis mentioned final week that the e mail about Smith was “disturbing and not what the Raiders stand for” and mentioned the workforce was reviewing the further correspondence.
Raiders assistant coach Rich Bisaccia was named the workforce’s interim head coach.
Fox News’ Ryan Gaydos contributed to this report.
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