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Jon Gruden reportedly sent racist, misogynist and homophobic emails to Commissioner Roger Goodell and NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith, among others. After that, he resigned as head coach of the Las Vegas Raiders in October last year.
However, his agent feels the League was trying to get him.
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“Now I can say it was a hit.” Bob Lamonte told JoeBucsFan.com.
LaMonte questioned why the league waited months to release information and why the league seemed to be focused solely on Gruden. was discovered during the investigation of
“Why now, above all, is it coming out in an investigation that has already been completed?” Lamonte said. “And that was 10 years ago. And why John and why Raiders? He wasn’t even in the league at the time of those emails… It’s a tragedy. You want to say You can say that, but if someone really understands that John isn’t racist, it’s very obvious. No one is going to say that.
Gruden is suing the NFL and its commissioner Roger Goodell and feels the league is trying to ruin his career.
“We all know it was wrong,” his representative said. “There were 650,000 emails and six of his were picked…and he wasn’t even in the league. He won in court, but he will win again.” ”
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LaMonte echoes comments from Raiders announcer Brent Musberger last year.
“Like I told my coach, John, whoever took you out, it was a paid assassin,” Musburger said in an interview. JT The Brick of the Las Vegas Sports Network“It’s one of the biggest hits I’ve ever had.
Gruden signed a 10-year, $100 million contract with the Raiders in January 2018 after a nine-year absence from coaching, but everything seemed to snowball so quickly that he left after just four seasons.
Although he does not coach, Lamonte says his love for football is unwavering.
“That guy watches movies all day. That’s what he does. He’s basically a football addict and you took that away from him,” he said.
Lamonte said the situation “has hit him very hard” on Gruden, saying that his “family was destroyed” but that he is “much better now” and that he believes he will coach again. There is
“I think John looks younger, happier and better now. He’s an infinitely wealthy man and the irony of this lawsuit is that everyone says he’s going to make a ton of money.” He doesn’t really need the money. All Jon Gruden wants is his life. Come back—and he’s going to get it back.”
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Gruden won the then Oakland Raiders in the 2000 AFC Championship Game. Tampa Bay In his first year as head coach for the Buccaneers, he won Super Bowl XXXVII by beating his former Raiders.
He was inducted into the Bucks’ Ring of Honor in 2017, but was removed last year during a scandal.