Raiders GM Mike Mayock says he’s ‘sad for the Gruden family,’ but adds ‘we’re all accountable for our actions’

Aug 19, 2021; Thousand Oaks, CA, USA; Las Vegas Raiders general manager Mike Mayock looks on during a joint practice against the Los Angeles Rams. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

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The Raiders held a team meeting on Wednesday morning amidst the fallout of Jon Gruden’s resignation. Owner Mark Davis spoke first, offering a timeline of what had recently transpired with the Raiders’ former coach that led to his resignation on Monday night. General manager Mike Mayock spoke next, followed by interim head coach Rich Bisaccia, who offered a brief introduction of himself before turning the attention to the Raiders’ upcoming divisional game against the Broncos.

Hours after that meeting, Mayock addressed the media for the first time since Gruden resigned. The coach’s resignation came after insensitive emails sent from Gruden to then Washington Football Team president Bruce Allen were brought to light in the wake of the NFL’s investigation of the Football Team’s workplace misconduct.

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