Gruden resigned as head coach of the Raiders following experiences 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 a press release concerning Madden NFL 22.
“As a result of circumstances of Jon Gruden’s resignation, we’re taking steps to take away him from Madden NFL 22. We’ll substitute him with a generic likeness by way of 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 throughout the course of the overview 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 personal emails and texts folks would begin sweating somewhat … possibly that is what they need to do for all coaches and GMs and homeowners any more. Bought to open up every part and see what occurs.
“You hate the motion. You hate it. You are not supposed to love it, however you like the individual and I like the individual.”
“He simply mentioned he is received lots to course of, there’s lots 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.