Patrick Ricard

Ravens accept apology, support Patrick Ricard after offensive tweets surfaced last weekend

Ravens accept apology, support Patrick Ricard after offensive tweets surfaced last weekend

Several Ravens players said Wednesday that backup defensive tackle Patrick Ricard has not lost their friendship and trust after several racist and homophobic tweets he wrote years ago began trending the night before the team’s overtime loss at the Kansas City Chiefs.

“I was shocked honestly,” nose tackle Michael Pierce said of his reaction to reading the tweets. “But Pat’s family, we actually went to dinner last Monday. So I never would have expected it. That’s not the guy I know. It’s unfortunate he said it, but he’s still a brother to me and a brother...

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