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Jon Gruden: EA Sports are ‘taking steps’ to remove former Las Vegas Raiders head coach from Madden NFL 22

Gruden resigned as head coach of the Raiders following stories of homophobic, racist and misogynistic emails uncovered as a part of an NFL investigation into office misconduct on the Washington Football Team.

“EA Sports is dedicated to taking motion in sustaining a tradition of inclusion and fairness,” mentioned a press release relating to Madden NFL 22.

“Due to the circumstances of Jon Gruden’s resignation, we are taking steps to remove him from Madden NFL 22. We will exchange him with a generic likeness by way of a title replace within the coming weeks.”

Meanwhile, Raiders proprietor Mark Davis, who has mentioned little since Gruden’s resignation, informed ESPN that he has “no remark” on the matter.

“Ask the NFL,” he added. “They have all of the solutions.”

CNN has reached out to the Raiders and the NFL for remark relating to Davis’ comment.

The NFL beforehand informed CNN that in the course of the course of the evaluation of office misconduct on the Washington Football Team, the league was knowledgeable of the existence of emails that raised points past the scope of that investigation.

The league has also told CNN that extra particulars of the investigation won’t be launched for confidentiality causes.

Reacting to Gruden’s resignation, Raiders quarterback Derek Carr informed reporters on Wednesday that “I really like the person, I hate the sin.”

Carr added: “No one’s good, if we simply began opening up everybody’s non-public emails and texts folks would begin sweating a little bit … perhaps that is what they need to do for all coaches and GMs and house owners from now on. Got to open up all the things and see what occurs.

“You hate the motion. You hate it. You’re not supposed to prefer it, however you’re keen on the individual and I really like the individual.”

The crew’s normal supervisor Mike Mayock additionally informed reporters that Carl Nassib, the first active NFL player to come out as gay, requested a private day this week.

“He simply mentioned he is acquired so much to course of, there’s so much that is been occurring in the previous few days and naturally we help that request,” mentioned Mayock.

The Raiders, who’ve gone 3-2 to date this season, face the Denver Broncos on (*22*). Rich Bisaccia has been appointed interim head coach of the Raiders forward of the sport.

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