John Gruden Calls Shane Vereen “One of the best receiving black backs in football”

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If you were listening closely during Monday Night Football’s Giants vs Eagles Broadcast, you may have heard something a little odd out of the mouth of Jon Gruden.

Gruden called backup Giants running back Shane Vereen “one of the best receiving black backs in football.”

The racial equivalent of a Freudian slip did not go unnoticed on social media. Fellow broadcaster Mike Tirico goes right along without correcting Gruden, who is well known for his Monday night rants.

Listen for yourself: