Jon Gruden resignation: Journalists, fans react on social media

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Raiders coach Jon Gruden resigned Monday night, after the release of a series of old emails in which he used slurs and expressed bigotry toward Black people, women, and gay people.

Gruden's resignation came during the Colts-Ravens game on Monday Night Football, where Gruden worked during the period he sent the disturbing emails.

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The unfolding of developments in the Gruden story against the backdrop of what turned out to be a thrilling finish in the game was a surreal situation, to say the least.

The disgraced former Raiders and Bucs coach's demise was a hot topic on social media. Here's what journalists and fans were saying on Twitter: