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Bill Simmons Calls ESPN's Rex Ryan An Idiot

The former ESPN personality teed off on Ryan on Twitter.

Rex Ryan supported Donald Trump during his presidential campaign, even introducing him to the crowd before a rally.

This morning, the new ESPN Sunday NFL Countdown analyst said he was "pissed off" about Trump's comments on the NFL.

"I'm reading these comments and it's appalling to me," Ryan said.

Trump had called the players who knelt for the national anthem "sons of bitches," saying they deserve to be suspended or kicked out of the league entirely. Bill Simmons, a former ESPN star who now runs The Ringer, called out Ryan on Twitter, saying he's an "idiot."

Simmons is referencing the tweets from Jemele Hill which got her in some trouble at ESPN. Hill called Trump a "white supremacist" and ESPN publicly said her comments were inappropriate.