Ryan Clark reveals racist, homophobic message sent to him on social media: 'I get a ton of these'

By , Audacy Sports

Longtime safety Ryan Clark's NFL playing days came to an end some time ago, but it looks as though he still receives a lot of the same horrific treatment as many of the game's current players in his post-retirement days as an ESPN analyst.

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On Tuesday, Clark shared a disgusting message (WARNING: NSFW) that was both racist and homophobic from an Instagram account with the handle "realty_realtor."

"Yooooo stupid NI****... remember when Green Bay f***ed your fa**** a** in the Super Bowl?????????" the message read. "LOL.. stay [SALTY] B**** A**"

Clark simply responded with "God bless you and yours. I pray you live forever." in a display of calmness that only the strongest could react with following such a disgusting message. A Green Bay native and Packer fan commented on Clark's post, apologizing for the behavior of the "idiots" out there who act like this, and Clark revealed that this troll was not alone in Clark's DM inbox.

Unfortunately, this isn't the first time that we've seen messages like this. After Cardinals star safety Budda Baker received one of the more hateful messages you'll ever see from an opposing fan back in 2020, fellow safety Ronnie Harrison replied that he had an "inbox full of these," and that's just one of way too many examples.

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