October 4, 2022
Jack Del Rio deletes Twitter account after controversial Jan. 6 comments

Sep 16, 2021; Landover, Maryland, USA; Washington Football Team defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio looks on before a game against the New York Giants at FedExField. Mandatory Credit: Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports

The Washington Commanders had yet another controversy on their hands thanks to defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio. After tweeting out a take comparing the Jan. 6 insurrection at the United States Capitol to the George Floyd protests, Del Rio doubled down on it, calling the attack in Washington D.C. a “dust-up.”

Days after posting a statement of apology for the “dust-up” comment and being fined $100,000 by the team, Del Rio’s Twitter account is now non-existent as of June 11.

You can now add this to the list of other debacles the Commanders have dealt with since Feb. 2 this year — when they changed their team name to put their tumultuous past behind them.

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