Longtime NFL linebacker London Fletcher harshly criticized his former Washington Redskins defensive coordinator Jim Haslett last December, saying he would “take the ’85 Bears and turn them into a mediocre defense.”
Fletcher said on Twitter Wednesday that he apologized to Haslett.
I just reached out to Jim Haslett and apologized for the harm I caused him and his family. He didn't deserve to be treated like that.— NFL_IRONMAN (@LFletcher59) March 25, 2015
[daily_cut.NFL]“Why does Jim Haslett still have his job as defensive coordinator after five years now of just ineptitude at the defensive coordinator position?” Fletcher said on CBS Sports Network in December, according to The Washington Post. “He’s clueless as a defensive coordinator. He lack attention to detail. He lacks feel on how to call a game.”
Fletcher also lashed out at Haslett in a tweet to the coach's son but apologized Wednesday.
Haslett was fired by Washington at the end of the 2014 season.
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