Jon Gruden is being canceled.
On Tuesday, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers decided to remove their former head coach from their ring of honor.
“The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have advocated for purposeful change in the areas of race relations, gender equality, diversity and inclusion for many years. While we acknowledge Jon Gruden’s contributions on the field, his actions go against our core values as an organization. Therefore, he will no longer continue to be a member of the Buccaneers Ring of Honor,” the team said in a statement.
Jon Gruden coached the Tampa Bay Buccaneers from 2002 through 2008 and was known for his fiery personality. Gruden was also well known for his antics and screaming on the sidelines. What we did not know how racist and homophobic he can be while behind closed doors while sending emails.
According to the New York Times, Jon Gruden wrote several offensive emails over a period of years, from 2010 through 2018 as a member of ESPN. The emails became part of an investigation into the Washington Football Team and their own problems with allegations of sexual harassment.
The emails contained racist and homophobic statements.
With a career record of 57-55, Gruden won more games than any other head coach in Buccaneers franchise history.WANT MORE FROM TOTALPROSPORTS? FOLLOW US ON GOOGLE NEWS.