Gruden resigned as head coach of the Raiders following reviews of homophobic, racist and misogynistic emails uncovered as a part of an NFL investigation into office misconduct on the Washington Soccer Crew.
“EA Sports activities is dedicated to taking motion in sustaining a tradition of inclusion and fairness,” mentioned an announcement concerning Madden NFL 22.
“Because of the circumstances of Jon Gruden’s resignation, we’re taking steps to take away him from Madden NFL 22. We are going to substitute him with a generic likeness through a title replace within the coming weeks.”
In the meantime, Raiders proprietor Mark Davis, who has mentioned little since Gruden’s resignation, instructed ESPN that he has “no remark” on the matter.
“Ask the NFL,” he added. “They’ve all of the solutions.”
CNN has reached out to the Raiders and the NFL for remark concerning Davis’ comment.
The NFL beforehand instructed CNN that in the course of the course of the evaluation of office misconduct on the Washington Soccer Crew, the league was knowledgeable of the existence of emails that raised points past the scope of that investigation.
Reacting to Gruden’s resignation, Raiders quarterback Derek Carr instructed reporters on Wednesday that “I like the person, I hate the sin.”
Carr added: “Nobody’s good, if we simply began opening up everybody’s non-public emails and texts folks would begin sweating slightly … perhaps that is what they need to do for all coaches and GMs and homeowners any longer. Bought to open up the whole lot and see what occurs.
“You hate the motion. You hate it. You are not supposed to love it, however you’re keen on the individual and I like the individual.”
“He simply mentioned he is received rather a lot to course of, there’s rather a lot 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 this point this season, face the Denver Broncos on Sunday. Wealthy Bisaccia has been appointed interim head coach of the Raiders forward of the sport.