Gruden resigned as Raiders head coach following reports of homophobic, racist and false emails as part of an NFL investigation into workplace misconduct at the Washington football team.
“EA Sports is committed to taking action to maintain a culture of inclusion and equity,” said a statement regarding Madden NFL 22.
“Due to the circumstances of John Gruden’s resignation, we are taking steps to remove him from Madden NFL 22. We will be replacing him with a general likeness via a title update in the coming weeks.”
Meanwhile, Raiders boss Mark Davis, who has said little since Gruden’s resignation, told ESPN he has “no comment” on the matter.
“Ask the NFL,” he said. “They have all the answers.”
CNN has reached out to the Raiders and the NFL for comment regarding Davis’ remarks.
The NFL previously told CNN that during a review of workplace misconduct at the Washington football team, the league was informed of the existence of emails that raised issues beyond the scope of that investigation.
Responding to Gruden’s resignation, Raiders quarterback Derek Carr told reporters Wednesday that “I love that guy, I hate sin.”
Carr said: “No one is perfect, if we just started opening up everyone’s private emails and texts, people would start to sweat a little … and see what happens.
“You hate the action. You hate it. You shouldn’t like it, but you love that person and I love that person.”
“They just said they have a lot to process, a lot has been happening in the last few days and of course we support that request,” Mayok said.
The Raiders, who have led 3-2 so far this season, will face the Denver Broncos on Sunday. Rich Bisakia has been appointed as the interim head coach of the Raiders ahead of the game.