Former Lions defensive end A'shawn Robinson, now with the Los Angeles Rams, had some choice words after head coach Matt Patricia's firing Saturday.
"You get what you deserve," he tweeted, before coming back three minutes later with:
Haha told me you’ll take my career away from me but I guess they have other plans for you— AshawnRobinson (@AshawnRobinson) November 28, 2020
Robinson was drafted by Detroit in the second round in 2016 and played three seasons with the Lions before joining the Rams this year.
Cornerback Darius Slay, traded by the Lion to the Eagles this year, had a similar response, tweeting: "But I was the problem tho" with three laugh-cry emojis.
A defensive end now with the San Francisco 49ers is more subtle in his reaction to removal of the head coach with a 13-29-1 record:
Welp— Ezekiel Ansah (@Ziggy_Ansah) November 28, 2020