49ers Suspend Commentator Who Said Lamar Jackson’s Dark Skin Was Advantage For Faking Handoffs

The San Francisco 49ers have suspended broadcaster Tim Ryan over comments he made about Lamar Jackson during the team’s loss to the Ravens on Sunday.

The radio color-analyst made a comment saying the Baltimore Ravens quarterback has an advantage faking handoffs because of his “dark skin with a dark football.”

Here’s the radio call containing Ryan’s comments.

Granted there was likely no racist intent in his quote, but some things are just better left unsaid, even if they are true.