Joe Mixon Refuses to Talk About Case, Plans to Avoid Specific Reporters
Cincinnati Bengals running back Joe Mixon announced that he wouldn't take questions from specific reporters from ESPN, The Cincinnati Enquirer, Pro Football Network, and Sports Illustrated.
There's also this from his agent, Peter Schaffer.
You know exactly why we don’t talk to you. You consistently look for the negative and always are putting the players down.— Peter Schaffer (@peterjschaffer) August 20, 2023
We have given you ample chances to correct the situation and you refuse. You made your bed now sleep in it. Don’t tweet to people that you don’t know why.
Sidebar: I don’t exactly why Mixon and his agent are taking this stance, but I can’t imagine a stance that goes against pro’s pros like Ben Baby, James Rapien, Kelsey Conway, Jay Morrison, and Charlie Goldsmith is a good hill to die on.
Joe Mixon's Boycott of PFN's Bengals Writer, Others Explained
In the Bengals locker room, Mixon stated, “Just so you know, I won’t be taking questions from you, you, you, or you,” pointing at Morrison, Baby, Conway, and Rapien. Morrison asked Mixon why he wouldn’t speak to those specific reporters. Mixon responded it was because those reporters had been “disrespectful.”
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