Judge Strikes Down The NFL’s Request To Throw Out Jon Gruden’s Lawsuit

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Jon Gruden has scored a huge early victory in his lawsuit against the NFL.

The NFL attempted to get his lawsuit thrown out, but Judge Nancy L. Allf refused to do so and denied the NFL’s request to force arbitration, according to ESPN. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)

That means the lawsuit Gruden filed after he resigned from the Raiders following his emails leaking will proceed forward to a trial unless a settlement is reached, according to the same ESPN report.

While I’m not a lawyer, it’s obvious this is a very bad outcome for the NFL. The last thing Roger Goodell wants is a lawsuit from Gruden unfolding in open court.

Imagine the things that could come up in discovery or through testimony on the stand. It’s an absolute nightmare scenario for the NFL.

Let’s also remember that of all the emails found during the investigation into the Washington Commanders, only Gruden’s leaked, and we’re supposed to believe it wasn’t a coordinated hit.

The man ripped Goodell in private emails, some old offensive messages were strategically leaked to the press and he then lost his job. Anyone who thinks that’s all just pure coincidence is living in a land of delusion.

Clearly, someone ordered the code red to have the emails released. Who was it? Well, we might find out if this gets to a trial!

If the NFL is smart, the league will settle and will settle very quickly.