Oakland Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio had a very simple response for ESPN when they criticized him on Twitter.
Del Rio had the Raiders go for two points and win the game instead of attempting a kick to force overtime. The conversion was good and the Raiders won. (RELATED: NFL Commish Says He Supports Kaepernick, Might Punish Players Who Honor 9/11)
— NFL Network (@nflnetwork) September 11, 2016
ESPN didn’t seem too impressed with Del Rio’s gutsy play call, but Del Rio reminded them there’s a reason the analysts at ESPN don’t coach in the NFL. (SLIDESHOW: Kick Off The NFL Season With The Hottest Cheerleaders In The Game)
Good thing ESPN isn’t coaching the Raiders https://t.co/X6tB1YlZ4d
— Jack Del Rio (@coachdelrio) September 11, 2016
Most coaches wouldn’t even bother listening to what ESPN has to say, but Oakland has been NFL trash for a very long time. They’re finally good and ESPN still wants to trash them. Del Rio had to send a message and he did just that.