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Carl Nassib Given Non-public Day by Raiders After Jon Gruden’s Resignation as HC

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Las Vegas Raiders defensive wreck Carl Nassib, who got right here out publicly as homosexual in June, became once granted a private day Wednesday following the fallout of Jon Gruden’s resignation, per Mike Garafolo of NFL Community.

Raiders usual supervisor Mike Mayock mentioned Nassib requested the time on account of he has “loads to course of.”

Gruden stepped down as head coach of the Raiders Tuesday after the contents of emails whereby he habitual anti-homosexual, sexist and racist language had been published by the Unusual York Cases’ Ken Belson and Katherine Rosman.

The coach reportedly referred to commissioner Roger Goodell as a “f—-t” whereas announcing the league pressured the Los Angeles Rams to draft “q—rs,” relating to openly homosexual defensive wreck Michael Sam.

Sam became once a seventh-spherical desire within the 2014 draft nonetheless never regarded in a habitual-season game. Nassib became once the first player to compete in an NFL game after coming out.

Nassib is in his sixth NFL season and 2nd year with the Raiders, showing in all 5 video games in 2021 whereas totaling 9 tackles, 1.5 sacks and one forced fumble. 

The 28-year-damaged-down has played 31 percent of defensive snaps for Las Vegas this season, per Legitimate Football Reference, offering pass-rushing depth on the support of Yannick Ngakoue and Maxx Crosby. He’s currently working sooner than Clelin Ferrell, who became once the No. 4 total desire within the 2019 draft.   

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