Raiders' Jon Gruden Under Fire for Racial Comment in 2011 Email

Raiders' Jon Gruden Under Fire for Racial Comment in 2011 Email


Las Vegas Raiders head coach Jon Gruden has come under criticism for an email he sent in 2011 in which he reportedly used a racial trope to describe NFLPA President DeMaurice Smith.

According to the Wall Street Journal, Gruden, who was then working for ESPN, sent an email to then-Washington Football Team President and General Manager Bruce Allen, in which he says Smith has lips as big as “Michelin tires.”

“Dumboriss Smith has lips the size of michellin tires,” Gruden reportedly wrote.

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – SEPTEMBER 26: Head coach Jon Gruden of the Las Vegas Raiders argues a call during the second half of a game against the Miami Dolphins at Allegiant Stadium on September 26, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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