With Gruden Now Gone NFL Should Fire Enablers

Gruden was forced to resign as Las Vegas Raiders coach
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Jon Gruden is gone.

In a stunning turn of events that unfolded on Monday, Gruden was forced to resign as Las Vegas Raiders coach in the face of an avalanche of racist, anti-gay and misogynist emails first disclosed by The New York Times.

So, Gruden, who was in the fourth year of a $100 million contract, is history. That’s a good thing. But my concern is about the legion of enablers who supported Gruden all of these years.

What about them? Who are they?

The NFL has gotten rid of its Gruden problem. It has not gotten rid of Gruden-ism: regressive sensibilities that stand foursquare against diversity, inclusion and tolerance.

Gruden’s trip to the gallows began Friday when The Wall Street Journal reported that the 58-year-old coach used a racist trope in a 2011 email to then-Washington Redskins team president Bruce Allen to describe DeMaurice Smith, the NFL Players Association executive director.

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