Cris Collinsworth issues apology after backlash for his comments about female fans during Wednesday broadcast
On Wednesday afternoon, the Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens finally got to play their game that was originally scheduled for Thanksgiving night.
The Steelers beat the Ravens, who have been depleted by COVID-19, during the game that was broadcast on NBC.
During the broadcast, analyst Cris Collinsworth caused a stir with some comments he made about female Pittsburgh fans:
Also Chris Collinsworth was blown away that the women in Pittsburgh had really specific questions about football pic.twitter.com/eskujaRsKn
— gifdsports (@gifdsports) December 3, 2020
Late on Wednesday night, Collinsworth took to Twitter to issue a statement apologizing for his comments and to any women he offended:
— Cris Collinsworth (@CollinsworthPFF) December 3, 2020
Collinsworth has been around the game for a long time and has served as the commentator for Sunday Night Football alongside Al Michaels since 2009.