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Detroit Lions coach Matt Patricia 'disgusted, angry, sad' after seeing George Floyd video

Protests against police brutality persisted Tuesday, in Detroit and numerous other cities. Detroit avoided the worst of the violence but not arrests. Wochit

Detroit Lions coach Matt Patricia couldn't believe what he was seeing when he first watched video of George Floyd's death last week.

"Honestly, I was just disgusted, angry, sad, depressed,” Patricia told Sports Illustrated. “The range of emotion, you watch the video, someone being murdered and you’re like … I didn’t even know how to process it."

His comments are the first by a higher-up in the Lions organization since Floyd was killed by a Minneapolis police officer May 25.