On Tuesday, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced that former Las Vegas Raiders head coach Jon Gruden will be removed from their Ring of Honor following his resignation after the discovery of past emails sent by Gruden that included gay slurs and racially insensitive messages.
“The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have advocated for purposeful change in the areas of race relations, gender equality, diversity and inclusion for many years,” the team statement read. “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.”
Gruden won a Super Bowl as the head coach of the Buccaneers in 2002, and was inducted into the Ring of Honor