Carl Nassib requested Raiders for private after Jon Gruden emails – MajorUpdates

Carl Nassib, the Las Vegas Raiders lineman and first lively NFL participant to return out as homosexual, requested a private day to “process” emails despatched by former coach Jon Gruden which used homophobic language, GM Mike Mayock stated Wednesday.

“He just said he’s got a lot to process, there’s a lot that’s been going on the last few days, and of course we support that request,” Mayock stated, addressing media for the primary time since Gruden resigned on Monday.

Mayock stated he’s already had a number of conversations with Nassib, and deliberate do meet with him after the Wednesday press convention.

The GM additionally stated he’s addressed the workforce over Gruden’s emails, spanning from 2011-2018, which additionally used misogynistic language and referred to NFLPA head DeMaurice Smith with a racial trope.

“The captains spoke up at the meeting … and boy, were they eloquent,” Mayock stated. “I’m trying to work with everyone and we’re going to continue to do that.”

He described his assembly with participant as “a gamut of emotion,” with “a spectrum of opinions” amongst gamers. He reiterated that the workforce is staying “focused” {and professional}.”

The Raiders (3-2) go to the Broncos (3-2) on Sunday

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