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De'Veon Smith says the USFL is lying about the chicken salad incident

De’Veon Smith says the USFL is lying about the chicken salad incident

What really happened between De’Veon Smith and the Pittsburgh Maulers that cut him before American Football League USFL team?

On Monday, Smith took to Twitter and Maulers accused of lying In their statement about his release — which claimed Smith “violated all three team rules within 24 hours, and in this particular incident, he disrespected the cafeteria worker, was not caught on camera.”

last Saturday, clip In the documentary series “United by Football: A Season in the USFL” chronicling before the league returnsShow Smith Looks like he was cut down by Maulers for ordering pizza instead of chicken salad In the team hotel.

In the footage, Smith claimed that when asked if he ate chicken salad, he said no and asked if there was anything else he could eat. When a staff member came with a pizza, Smith claimed that he simply asked if he could get a slice.

However, Maulers coach Kirby Wilson has already “moved on” from Smith, saying in the clip, “I’m glad we did.”

De’Veon Smith plays for the Tampa Bay Vipers in the XFL in February 2020.
XFL via Getty Images

“Show me the three team rules you’ve violated, please!” Smith tweeted Monday.

“Now if you send these screenshots from our forum exactly, who is lying?” Books in separate tweet.

In another tweet, Smith wrote, “I’ve never been told I broke any team rules, let alone 3 in a 24 hour period. I’ve never disrespected anyone. Coach Kirby and I spoke after our release. In that talk, he said he would definitely underwrite my character.” .

Then Smith Retweet Written by Ron Selesky, former COO of Tampa Bay Vipers, reads: “I’ve been working with @i_BSmith4 every day. Zero issues. Professional. Respected.”

It is unclear whether the file USFL Renewal Looking at the situation regarding Smith and Mullers.

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