Jon Gruden files lawsuit against NFL management.
Former Raiders head coach Jon Gruden has dragged the NFL and Commissioner Roger Goodell into a lawsuit weeks after he was removed from office.
According to ESPN, Gruden, 58, resigned from the top spot following an email leak that revealed he had used homophobic and sexist language in 2011. Now he claims he was “forced to resign” from his position as Las Vegas head coach. Raider.
According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, which reviewed the lawsuit, the disgraced head coach has accused NFL management, including Commissioner Goodell, of trampling on his career and reputation.
Through a malicious and orchestrated campaign, the NFL and Commissioner Roger Goodell sought to destroy the career and reputation of Jon Gruden, the former head coach of the Las Vegas Raiders.
“When their initial salvo did not result in Gruden’s firing or resignation, the defendants increased the pressure by hinting that more documents would be released if Gruden was not fired. They followed through with this threat by leaking another batch of documents to the New York Times for an article on October 11, 2021. “
Gruden had issued a statement after his expulsion in which he stated that he did not intend to “hurt anyone.” He later claimed that there was more story than what was being told in the media.