Tony Dungy Stands By His Initial Backing Of Jon Gruden

When the first racist email was leaked from Jon Gruden’s account last week, Tony Dungy went out on a limb to defend his longtime friend.

“I’m not gonna chalk everything up to racism. I think we accept his apology, move forward and move on just like he did with this team,” Dungy said at the time.

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After Tony Dungy was heavily criticized for his take on Jon Gruden, he sent out a series of tweets to try to explain himself.

Tony Dungy clearly believes there should be a road back for Jon Gruden, even after he turned in his resignation and has been condemned by nearly every sports voice over the last 24 hours.

Unfortunately for Gruden, I don’t think Dungy is right about this one.

When the latest emails got released, they may as well have been a one-way ticket to an early retirement.


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