“Credit to them,” was all it took for Dak Prescott to be lighter in his bank account this week.
The Dallas Cowboys quarterback praised angry fans for throwing bottles and other debris onto the field after the team’s 23-17 loss to the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday. During his postgame news conference, Prescott initially expressed disappointment when told fans were throwing trash at players, but changed his tune quickly when he found out it was actually towards refs.
“The fans felt the same way as us,” Prescott said after the game. “I guess that’s why the refs took off and got out of there so fast. I think everybody is upset with the way this thing played out.”
On Thursday, he found out he was being fined $25,000 for his words.
Even the NBA refs called him out for actions.
“As an NFL leader, he should know better,” the NBRA said on social media. “We encourage the NFL to take action to discourage this deplorable behavior in the future.”
In his defense, he did come out and apologize, but the damage was already done.