Mark Madden: Jon Gruden shouldn't be coaching, but NFL's hypocrisy is undeniable

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Jon Gruden referred to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell by a homophobic slur. Gruden decried the drafting of a homosexual player. Gruden mocked transgender personality Caitlyn Jenner. Because of all of that — and much more, as revealed in a series of emails between Gruden and Washington Football Team executive Bruce
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Jon Gruden referred to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell by a homophobic slur.

Gruden decried the drafting of a homosexual player.

Gruden mocked transgender personality Caitlyn Jenner.

Because of all of that — and much more, as revealed in a series of emails between Gruden and Washington Football Team executive Bruce Allen — Gruden lost his livelihood.

Gruden resigned as Las Vegas Raiders coach. He will almost certainly never coach again. He won't be hired as a TV analyst anytime soon, if ever.

Rapper Eminem has often peppered his work with homophobic lyrics.

He will perform at halftime of this season's Super Bowl. He'll be joined by Dr. Dre, who has admitted to assaulting women in the past, and Snoop Dogg, an admitted ex-drug dealer. Examine all their lyrics and resumes.

Gruden shouldn't coach anymore.

But the hypocrisy is undeniable and goes beyond halftime of the Super Bowl.

It's a lock that a vast majority of the rich, old, white men who own and run the NFL think and talk exactly like Gruden did in those…
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