Jon Gruden removed from Buccaneers' Ring of Honor amid email scandal
In the wake of the email scandal with Jon Gruden, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have spoken out about their former Super Bowl winning coach.
The team made a public statement addressing the scandal on Tuesday, via ESPN’s Adam Schefter:
Buccaneers weigh in on their former Super-Bowl winning head coach: pic.twitter.com/G9IuYm7iFS
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 12, 2021
The team stated that they will recognize his success during his time with Tampa Bay in the early 2000s. However, he will be removed from the Buccaneers Ring of Honor following the incident.
Gruden had a 57-55 win/loss record as coach of the Buccaneers from 2002 to 2009.
He resigned as head coach of the Las Vegas Raiders following comments made in an email chain.