The Baltimore Ravens on Sunday condemned racist tweets made by versatile fullback/defensive deal with Patrick Ricard from at the least six years in the past.
Whereas in highschool, Ricard posted at the least six tweets in 2011 and 2012 that includes the “N-word.” The tweets have since been deleted and his account has been set to personal.
“The tweets are completely unacceptable, and we’ve addressed the matter with Pat. We count on he’ll have one thing to say later at the moment after the sport,” the Ravens stated in a press release.
Ricard, who was made inactive for the second straight recreation on Sunday, is a second-year undrafted participant who grew up in Massachusetts and starred at Maine.
The 24-year-old Ricard has performed on a complete of 188 snaps (96 offensive, 47 defensive, 45 particular groups) in 10 video games this season. He has 4 tackles for the Ravens.
The information comes on the heels of Oklahoma Sooners quarterback Kyler Murray apologizing Sunday morning after homophobic tweets he made in 2011-12 surfaced, hours after he gained the Heisman Trophy.
Murray was 14 and 15 years outdated when he posted an anti-gay slur on a couple of events whereas tweeting at his pals. The tweets in query have been deleted from Murray’s account late Saturday evening.
Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Josh Hader and Buffalo Payments quarterback Josh Allen additionally discovered themselves in the identical boat. Hader had racist and homophobic tweets floor throughout the MLB All-Star Sport and Allen had racist tweets come to mild previous to being drafted.