Rivera: Del Rio Apologized to Commanders Players for Remarks

Rivera: Del Rio Apologized to Commanders Players for Remarks

Rivera: Del Rio Apologized to Commanders Players for Remarks
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  • Jack Del Rio apologizes to Washington Commanders for comments about fights in the mid-2020s, mentor Ron Rivera says.
  • We’re attempting to sort things out. Be that as it may, we couldn’t want anything more than to have Terry here.”

Rivera said Del Rio likewise met independently for certain players to examine his comments last week, which drew a $100,000 fine.

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“He was exceptionally open, extremely direct, exceptionally remorseful and apologized and freed himself up to questions or valuable open doors for any players to come in and meet with him,” Rivera told correspondents before the group’s first minicamp practice.

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“He’s now met with a portion of our players and conversed with some of them about information exchanged. I’ve been informed those gatherings went incredibly, well. As I’m extremely satisfied with that.”

Del Rio apologized hours after the fact for calling the lethal uprising on Jan. 6, 2021 “a fight at the Capitol.” Rivera said the fine made it clear the association wouldn’t endure equivalating the mob to the fights directly following the police killing of George Floyd.

Rivera said he and the group needed to continue on from the remarks now to zero in on football.

“I’m about compromise,” Rivera said. “We need to comprehend that when we do things like this, it influences the local area also. We got to ensure the local area comprehends that we comprehend and we get it.

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That is significant. So this was truly about taking responsibility and considering ourselves responsible, and afterward going ahead and attempting to accommodate with things.”

On the football side, wide beneficiary Terry McLaurin was missing from required minicamp in the midst of exchanges on another agreement. Rivera said last week he anticipated that McLaurin and all players should join in.

“Terry’s an expert,” Rivera said. “I simply accept it’s inevitable finishing this. We need Terry here. We really do. We regard his identity as a football player.

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