JON GRUDEN’S SON STAYING ON RAIDERS’ STAFF … Despite Dad’s Ousting

Jon Gruden is out in Las Vegas … but there will still be a Gruden on the Raiders’ staff. Jon’s 27-year-old son, Deuce Gruden, is staying put in his role as an assistant strength and conditioning coach with the team, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported late Monday night. Of course, Deuce is accused of no wrongdoing … but it’s interesting nonetheless, given the way Jon was ousted on Monday. As we reported, Jon resigned in disgrace following reports that he sent multiple emails from 2010 to 2018 that contained anti-gay and misogynistic language. In a statement revealing…

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Raiders Release Statement Addressing Head Coach Jon Gruden’s Racist E-Mail

  Update 10/09/2021 5:19pm: Previously, a 2011 email from Raiders head coach Jon Gruden was exposed and found him using racist tropes to describe DeMaurice Smith, the executive director for the NFL Players Association. He went on to say Smith “has lips the size of Michelin tires.” Since then, Gruden has apologized for the exposed email while claiming he doesn’t remember the email. The Raiders have released a statement on the matter, with team owner Mark Davis addressing the situation. In the statement, Davis said, “The content of an email…

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LAS VEGAS RAIDERS DRAGGED OVER ‘I CAN BREATHE’ POST … After Chauvin Verdict

7:00 PM PT — Raiders owner Mark Davis is taking full responsibility for the tweet … but said the team will NOT delete the message that many feel is extremely tone-deaf. Davis told The Athletic he got the idea for the “I Can Breathe” tweet after hearing George Floyd’s brother use the phrase earlier Tuesday. While speaking to the media at a news conference in Minneapolis following the Chauvin guilty verdict, George’s sibling, Philonise Floyd, said … “Today, we are able to breathe again.” That’s why Davis claims the team used the phrase. Davis also said…

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