Joe Flacco apologizes for “retarded” comment

During a press conference yesterday after arriving in New Orleans, Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco was asked about next year’s Super Bowl in frigid New York.

Flacco answered by saying the idea is “retarded.”

During today’s media day session, Flacco took the time to apologize.

“Obviously, it was a bad choice of words. I wish I hadn’t said it,” the Baltimore Ravens’ quarterback said Tuesday during Super Bowl XLVII Media Day. “I have a great relationship with Special Olympics back in Baltimore and have had one for many years. I didn’t mean to offend anybody, but I definitely apologize for it.”

I’m sure Flacco meant nothing by it, but it wasn’t the best word to use at the time.

 

  • Moe Lacombe

    Really . . . You guys are retarded for just mentioning this at all. Total non-story, total hype. Is there that little interesting material to write about?

  • http://gravatar.com/brianallancobb brianallancobb

    Unless it were a home field for one of the teams, having the Super Bowl in a northeastern city in February is retarded.