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Jon Gruden officially resigns as head coach of the Las Vegas Raiders

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- In a statement released Monday afternoon, Las Vegas Raiders head coach, Jon Gruden said he was resigning from his post. The announcement was made after new emails surfaced showing he used racist, misogynistic and homophobic comments.

I have resigned as Head Coach of the Las Vegas Raiders. I love the Raiders and do not want to be a distraction. Thank you to all the players, coaches, staff, and fans of Raider Nation. I’m sorry, I never meant to hurt anyone.

Jon Gruden, former head coach for the Las Vegas Raiders