Gruden resigned as head coach of the Raiders following studies 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 committed to taking action in maintaining a culture of inclusion and equity,” mentioned an announcement concerning 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 replace him with a generic likeness via a title update in the coming weeks.”
Meanwhile, Raiders proprietor Mark Davis, who has mentioned little since Gruden’s resignation, instructed ESPN that he has “no comment” on the matter.
“Ask the NFL,” he added. “They have all the answers.”
Source has reached out to the Raiders and the NFL for remark concerning Davis’ comment.
The NFL beforehand instructed Source that throughout the course of the overview 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.
Reacting to Gruden’s resignation, Raiders quarterback Derek Carr instructed reporters on Wednesday that “I love the man, I hate the sin.”
Carr added: “No one’s perfect, if we just started opening up everyone’s private emails and texts people would start sweating a little … maybe that’s what they should do for all coaches and GMs and owners from now on. Got to open up everything and see what happens.
“You hate the motion. You hate it. You’re not supposed to love it, however you like the particular person and I like the particular person.”
“He simply mentioned he is acquired rather a lot to course of, there’s rather a lot that is been occurring in the previous couple of days and naturally we assist that request,” mentioned Mayock.
The Raiders, who’ve gone 3-2 to this point this season, face the Denver Broncos on Sunday. Rich Bisaccia has been appointed interim head coach of the Raiders forward of the sport.