With the world still in the midst of a global pandemic, the NFL had a to make a few changes to its regular-season schedule this year, and the most notable one is the fact that the league decided to cancel all international games for 2020.
The NFL‘s decision to call off the London games means that this season will mark the first time since 2006 that the league hasn’t held a game in England. The decision to cancel the international series came on May 5, which was just two days before the NFL schedule was released on May 7. With those two things happening so close to each other, you might be wondering whether or not the games for the international series had already been picked out, and it appears the answer to that question is yes.
Less than 24 hours after insisting that he doesn’t see any racism in the NFL, Broncos coach Vic Fangio has apologized for his remarks.
The coaching veteran offered the apology shortly after holding a Zoom meeting with his team on Wednesday morning that lasted for roughly 45 minutes, according to the Denver Post.
“After reflecting on my comments and listening to the players this morning, I realize what I said regarding racism and discrimination in the NFL was wrong,” Fangio said in a statement. “While I have never personally experienced those terrible things first-hand during my 33 years in the NFL, I understand that many players, coaches and staff have different perspectives. I should have been more clear and I am sorry.”
Fangio’s original comments Tuesday received almost immediate backlash from players around the NFL. During a video conference with