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Las Vegas Raiders Player to Be Charged With DUI in Fatal Crash

Last Vegas Raiders wide receiver Henry Ruggs III was involved in a car crash early Tuesday morning that killed one person and will lead to Ruggs being charged with DUI resulting in death, according to ESPN. The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department officers “responded to a traffic collision near the intersection of South Rainbow Boulevard and South Spring Valley Parkway, involving a Chevrolet Corvette and a Toyota Rav4. Responding officers located the Toyota on fire. Fire department personnel responded and located a deceased woman inside the Toyota. The preliminary investigation indicates the front of the Chevrolet collided with the rear of the Toyota.”

Police went on to say, “The driver of the Chevrolet, identified as 22-year-old Henry Rugs (sic) III, remained on scene and showed signs of impairment. He was transported to UMC hospital to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries. Ruggs will be charged with DUI resulting in death.

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Jon Gruden Out as Raiders Coach After Racist and Homophobic Emails Surface

Jon Gruden used racist and homophobic slurs in emails with those in the league during his days as a broadcaster for ESPN’s “Monday Night Football,” a New York Times report found.

Shortly after the story came out on Monday, Gruden stepped down as coach of the Las Vegas Raiders, NFL reporter Tom Pelissero and SportsCenter reported Monday.

The Times’ story comes a few days an email that Gruden sent in 2011 when he used racist terms to denounce DeMaurice Smith, the executive director of the NFL Players Association. When asked about it over the weekend, Gruden admitted he went too far but that he didn’t have “a blade of racism” in his body.

But the Times found multiple instances of Gruden using derogatory terms in emails with those around the league, including former Washington Football Team executive Bruce Allen. Gruden criticized players who knelt during the National Anthem, denounced

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Raiders ‘Happy’ With Derek Carr, Could Still Make Trade: Report


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Las Vegas Raiders QB Derek Carr.

NFL Draft weekend got very interesting for the Las Vegas Raiders when a report from Pro Football Talk indicated that Aaron Rodgers would welcome a trade to the team. They have largely stayed out of quarterback rumors this offseason but Rodgers is the reigning MVP and possibly the best in the business. No trade has happened yet but that doesn’t mean the Raiders aren’t considering their options.

According to ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler, the team has no issue with Derek Carr but believes they could take a look at Rodgers.

“[Aaron Rodgers] is reportedly intrigued by the Raiders as well, so they have to be on this list,” Fowler recently said on ESPN. “They’re happy with Derek Carr; nothing’s going on right now, and they very well could extend Derek Carr sometime soon. But the Raiders look into every single quarterback situation. … They

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NFL World Reacts To Aaron Rodgers, Raiders Speculation

Aaron Rodgers walks off the field in San Francisco during NFC Championship Game.

Aaron Rodgers walks off the field in San Francisco during NFC Championship Game.

A Sunday morning report from ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler connected a disgruntled Aaron Rodgers to the Las Vegas Raiders, much to the surprise of NFL fans. As the 37-year-old’s frustrations the Green Bay Packers continue to grow, it’s possible that Jon Gruden could become the top suitor for the 2020 MVP.

“[Aaron Rodgers] is reportedly intrigued by the Raiders as well, so they have to be on this list,” Fowler said on SportsCenter on Sunday. “They’re happy with Derek Carr; nothing’s going on right now, and they very well could extend Derek Carr sometime soon. But the Raiders look into every single quarterback situation. … They looked at past free agents or trade options. So, Jon Gruden is sort of always lurking. You can’t discount them.”

Rodgers looked as sharp as ever on the way

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