Previous Chicago Bears center Olin Kreutz was fired from CHGO Sports activities, a Chicago sporting activities media internet site, Monday after he allegedly “physically attacked” a coworker.
The business did not disclose specifics of the altercation but explained the personnel who was attacked is “okay.”
“On Monday early morning, an incident happened in which Olin Kreutz physically attacked a CHGO employee,” CHGO Athletics explained in a assertion. “Effective instantly, Olin Kreutz is no longer with CHGO. Though we have been stunned by the incident, we are thankful that the worker is Okay. The well being and safety of our staff is of the utmost worth and we will not tolerate any action that puts that in jeopardy.”
In response to the assertion, Kreutz quotation-tweeted a Mike Tyson meme with a the subsequent estimate: “Social media produced y’all way far too comfy with disrespecting persons and not getting punched in the confront for it.”
Kreutz has not however reaction to United states of america Nowadays Sports’ request for remark.
Kreutz played 13 seasons with the Bears from 1998-2011 and joined the New Orleans Saints for his final NFL year in 2011. The 6-time Pro Bowler is also an analyst for NBC Athletics Chicago.