Gruden resigned arsenic caput manager of the Raiders following reports of homophobic, racist and misogynistic emails uncovered arsenic portion of an NFL probe into workplace misconduct astatine the Washington Football Team.
"EA Sports is committed to taking enactment successful maintaining a civilization of inclusion and equity," said a connection regarding Madden NFL 22.
"Due to the circumstances of Jon Gruden's resignation, we are taking steps to region him from Madden NFL 22. We volition regenerate him with a generic likeness via a rubric update successful the coming weeks."
Earlier this week, Gruden was removed from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Ring of Honor pursuing his resignation.
Meanwhile, Raiders proprietor Mark Davis, who has said small since Gruden's resignation, told ESPN that helium has "no comment" connected the matter.
"Ask the NFL," helium added. "They person each the answers."
CNN has reached retired to the Raiders and the NFL for remark regarding Davis' remark.
The NFL antecedently told CNN that during the people of the reappraisal of workplace misconduct astatine the Washington Football Team, the league was informed of the beingness of emails that raised issues beyond the scope of that investigation.
The league has besides told CNN that much details of the probe volition not beryllium released for confidentiality reasons.
Reacting to Gruden's resignation, Raiders backmost Derek Carr told reporters connected Wednesday that "I emotion the man, I hatred the sin."Carr added:
"No one's perfect, if we conscionable started opening up everyone's backstage emails and texts radical would commencement sweating a small ... possibly that's what they should bash for each coaches and GMs and owners from present on.
"Got to unfastened up everything and spot what happens."You hatred the action. You hatred it. You're not expected to similar it, but you emotion the idiosyncratic and I emotion the person."
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