After a second jarring upset loss at home, the New England Patriots are no longer the consensus favorites to win the Super Bowl at Nevada sportsbooks.
“They did what they were trained to do,” Lombardo said, via Las Vegas Review-Journal, during a Friday news conference.
The Las Vegas Police Department showed a video during the press conference and specifically pointed out it wasn’t a race-related attack as many patrons in the area were also black, like Bennett. Lombardo took reporters through a step-by-step explanation of the video showing Bennett’s movements and why police reacted to him.
Bennett was shown running behind the slot machines in a crouched down position and then he started to run for the exit. Officers chased after Bennett as he jumped over a railing.
Jay Cutler was intercepted in the red zone by Ken Crawley on a pass intended for tight end Julius Thomas, a play which set the tone for a largely uneventful first half that finally saw the deadlock broken by a 43-yard field goal with four seconds remaining in the half. Saints kicker Wil Lutz earlier missed a 41-yard attempt.
Lewis said Tuesday his decision to kneel on both knees was to “simply honor God in the midst of chaos.” He was criticized for the anthem demonstration by both Kaepernick supporters and those who believe Lewis and the Ravens were disrespecting the flag.
The latter launched a petition Sunday to remove Lewis’ statue Cheap Chelsea Jerseys from M&T Bank Stadium, saying Cheap Bike Jerseys on Change.org that kneeling during the anthem is “disrespectful, regardless of what you are protesting.”