On Monday’s edition of First Take, ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith opined the Commanders defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio can’t understand the true nature of the riots following the killing of George Floyd because he’s “whiiite.”
The emphasis on the word white is Smith’s, not ours, as you will soon hear.
— Bobby Burack (@burackbobby_) June 13, 2022
Del Rio drew the ire of the sports media in DC after he referred to the January 6 Capitol riot as a “dust-up.”
Commanders DC Jack Del Rio on his recent tweet (https://t.co/odv7zr4BOn) at today’s media session
— NBC4 Sports (@NBC4Sports) June 8, 2022
Del Rio was the one who had done it. “dust-up”Comment while responding to a tweet where he question the importance of January 6th riots, while appearing not interested in prosecuting anyone who protested in the wake of George Floyd’s death.
Although Del Rio later apologised for calling the riots “a” “dust-up,”Ron Rivera (the Commanders coach and long-time friend to Del Rio) publicly attacked his friend and coach while calling January 6 an “act of God”. “domestic terrorism.”
— Washington Commanders (@Commanders) June 10, 2022
Del Rio enters his third season as the Commanders’ defensive coordinator. Stephen A. Smith, a second-generation ESPN commentator, is entering his third decade. His Twitter account was shut down by Del Rio last week.
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