Jon Gruden resigns as Raiders coach after more leaked emails reveal homophobic language

October 12, 2021

Jon Gruden is out as the Raiders' head coach.Gruden has informed his staff he is resigning from his position in the wake of leaked emails in which he repeatedly used insensitive language, as NFL Media first reported and CBS Sports' Jason La Canfora confirmed.The league was "waiting on the Raiders to take action," per La Canfora, and was prepared to "step in" if Las Vegas did not address the situation beyond public denouncement of Gruden's emails."I have resigned as Head Coach of the Las Vegas Raiders.More than 650,000 emails were reviewed by NFL executives as part of the workplace investigation in Washington, per The Times.