Dolphins owner Stephen Ross made his first public feedback on the Brian Flores lawsuit on Wednesday evening, calling the previous coach’s claims “false, malicious and defamatory.”
“I take nice private exception to those malicious assaults, and the reality have to be recognized,” the assertion learn. “His allegations are false, malicious and defamatory. We perceive there are media experiences stating that the NFL intends to analyze his claims, and we’ll cooperate absolutely.
“I welcome that investigation and I’m desirous to defend my private integrity, and the integrity and values of the complete Miami Dolphins group, from these baseless, unfair and disparaging claims.”
Flores sued the NFL, Dolphins, Broncos and Giants on Tuesday, saying racist hiring practices by the league have left it racially segregated and managed like a plantation. He was fired final month after posting a 24–25 file over three seasons with Miami.
On Wednesday, Mark Maske of The Washington Submit and ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reported that the NFL would examine Flores’s claims that Ross tried to pay Flores to lose video games throughout the 2019 season. Flores additionally alleges that Ross needed the coach to recruit a “distinguished quarterback” who was below contract with one other group throughout a gathering on the owner’s yacht. The coach refused and left the boat earlier than the participant might have arrived.
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