Brandon Staley and John Gruden don’t have much history together, although both played at Dayton.
The Chargers head coach had something to say on Wednesday when asked about the circumstances that led to Gruden and the Las Vegas Raiders split on Monday:
“Perspective and trust in this world is really hard to gain. I think of all the people who were affected by those emails — whether you’re a person of color, whether you’re a person, you know, a person. Gender, your sexual orientation. That’s what I’m thinking of because it’s a sacred mantra for someone to call you a coach or someone to call you a leader.
“Trust is really, really hard to gain in this world. It’s really, really challenging to achieve, especially with those groups of people I just mentioned. People are really on guard because of emails like this.” And doubt people.
“Kindness and raising people and respecting people you don’t know, I think that’s such a big part of our talk… listening to people and learning about people because I think you’re the one who What we will find is that we have a lot, not more than usual.
“For someone like me, it’s up to you to set the example every single day so that the people who were talked about in those emails don’t need to feel like they shouldn’t.
“Hopefully, we can all learn from this, that it’s about me bringing people together, so that people can be the people they dream of. For me, leading this football team and someone else Being, hopefully, we can be a light to those in those emails that not everyone likes, that there are far more people who will love you than those opposite you.
“Hopefully, this will be a chance for everyone to come together rather than fall apart.”