Bucs to remove Gruden from team Ring of Honor

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TAMPA, Fla. (WPTV) — Tampa Bay is breaking up with Jon Gruden -- again.

The squad announced Tuesday that it is removing the erstwhile Buccaneers caput manager from its Ring of Honor, 1 time aft his resignation arsenic Las Vegas Raiders caput coach.

"The Tampa Bay Buccaneers person advocated for purposeful alteration successful the areas of contention relations, sex equality, diverseness and inclusion for galore years," a squad connection read. "While we admit Jon Gruden's contributions connected the field, his actions spell against our halfway values arsenic an organization. Therefore, helium volition nary longer proceed to beryllium a subordinate of the Buccaneers Ring of Honor."

Jon Gruden's sanction  unveiled aft  induction into Buccaneers Ring of Honor astatine  Raymond James Stadium successful  2017

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Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers caput manager Jon Gruden's sanction is uncovered aft being inducted into the team's Ring of Honor during halftime of a crippled against the Atlanta Falcons, Monday, Dec. 18, 2017, successful Tampa, Fla.

Gruden resigned Monday successful the aftermath of respective articles detailing his usage of racist, homophobic and misogynistic presumption successful emails dating backmost to 2010.

The emails were discovered during an NFL probe into workplace misconduct involving the Washington Football Team.

According to the New York Times, the emails were sent to Bruce Allen, Washington's erstwhile squad president. He was fired by the enactment successful December 2019.

Gruden was successful his 2nd stint with the Raiders aft signing a 10-year, $100 cardinal declaration successful 2018 and helping the squad modulation from Oakland to Las Vegas.

Jon Gruden introduced arsenic  Tampa Bay Buccaneers caput  manager  successful  2002

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New Tampa Bay Buccaneers caput manager Jon Gruden smiles arsenic helium answers a question aft being introduced to the media Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2002, successful Tampa, Fla. Gruden came to Tampa Bay from the Oakland Raiders for a bid of draught picks and currency considerations.

He was traded from the Raiders to the Buccaneers aft the 2001 play and led Tampa Bay to its archetypal Super Bowl to headdress the 2002 season. But Gruden was fired by the franchise aft the 2008 play and a 57-55 grounds done 7 years with his hometown team.

Gruden was a 2017 Buccaneers Ring of Honor inductee.

This communicative was primitively reported by Peter Burke connected wptv.com.

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