Fox Sports activities does “not agree” with Skip Bayless’ feedback criticizing Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott for coming ahead talking about his battle with melancholy.
Bayless stated on his “Undisputed” present Thursday “I haven’t got sympathy for him going public with, ‘I bought depressed’ and ‘I suffered melancholy early in COVID to the purpose that I could not even go work out.’ Look, he is the quarterback of America’s workforce.”‘
Prescott stated throughout a tv interview that the coronavirus pandemic and the suicide of one in every of his brothers by suicide this spring carried a heavy emotional burden. He advised reporters on Thursday that he sought assist from household and the Cowboys.
That wasn’t adequate for Bayless, who stated that Prescott ought to have stored his struggles personal or shared with solely a restricted group of individuals due to his position as an NFL beginning quarterback. Co-host Shannon Sharpe shortly rebuked Bayless for his remarks.
Fos Sports activities stated in its assertion that Prescott confirmed braveness in revealing his struggles with melancholy and psychological well being earlier than admonishing Bayless.
“We don’t agree with Skip Bayless’ opinion on Undisputed this morning. We have now addressed the importance of this matter with Skip and the way his insensitive feedback have been acquired by folks internally at Fox Sports activities and our viewers,” the assertion stated.
Bayless moved from ESPN to Fox in 2016. His 4 12 months, $25 million US contract expires this month.