The Comeback: Today’s Top Sports Stories & Reactions
"He felt that he was targeted by the league."
"Gruden sent a variety of similarly abhorrent emails to a half dozen recipients over a seven-year period."
"A person familiar with the NFL’s view said some league officials believe the leaks originated with Snyder."
"We shared some thoughts — I'll leave that privately— but he is extremely remorseful and understands he's got to make up for that however he can."
The percentage of Black players on the Raiders roster dropped almost 15% under Gruden.
"I think if we focus only on Jon Gruden, then we miss the bigger picture, which is that he was able to exist like that because the culture around him accepted it."
"The truth will come out."
“It was weird. It was like everybody was calm. You didn’t have somebody cussing at you, or going crazy at the refs. None of that.”
"I believe he’s trying to put all the blame on Bruce Allen."
"The emails that came out are not what we stand for and so Jon Gruden is no longer head coach."
“Until cheerleaders are considered human enough in the sports realm to be unionized, these things will likely continue to be swept under the rug."
“Hopefully, this will be a chance for everybody to come together instead of go apart.”
"I respect his need to have space."
“Ask the NFL. They have all the answers.”
"I think there are opinions that just don't belong in the game."