John Gruden is out – but his son is stuck around.
ESPN reporter Adam Schefter Gruden’s son has resigned after former Raiders head coach resigned after emails were published in the New York Times discriminating against racism, misconduct and others. ‘li Deuce said he would stay in office in Las Vegas. “Assistant Power and Air Conditioning Coach.
John Gruden II, nicknamed Deuce, is 27 years old and has worked in the NFL since 2016, working as a power and air conditioner in Washington (under Jay Gruden, John’s brother and Uncle Deuce). John joined his father in Oakland, where John signed a 10-year, $ 100 million contract in 2018.
After his father resigned in disgrace, Deuce will continue his current position under interim head coach Rich Bisaccia, a former special teams coach for the Raiders.
The Times investigation revealed that Gruden had used insulting words in emails for years. He criticized female officials, racial justice initiatives, and used lies several times when talking about the NFL’s first open gay players, Roger Goodell and Michael Sam. He also shared topless pictures of Washington cheerleaders with GM, Bruce Allen at the time.
An email from NFLPA chief DeMaurice Smith that “his lips were michellin-sized” was first circulated on Friday, and Gruden said there was “not a gram of racism” in his body, according to a Times report. The Raiders also knew there were emails at the time.The Raiders still allowed him to coach on Sunday, which the Bears lost 20-9.