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Buccaneers Remove Jon Gruden From Franchise’s Ring Of Honor

Head coach Jon Gruden of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers calls a play against the Philadelphia Eagles on September 8, 2003 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Buccaneers defeated the Eagles 17-0 in the first regular season game at Lincoln Financial Field. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have removed Super Bowl-winning coach Jon Gruden from the team’s Ring of Honor at Raymond James Stadium.

Gruden, who resigned as coach of the Las Vegas Raiders following the discovery of emails he sent containing racist, homophobic and misogynistic comments, led the Bucs from 2002 through 2008.

In addition to winning the NFL title in his first season with Tampa Bay, Gruden’s 57-55 record over seven seasons make him the winningest coach in team history.

The Bucs said in a statement that while the team acknowledges Gruden’s contributions on the field “his actions go against our core values as an organization.”

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