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VIDEO: Matt Patricia addresses sexual assault allegations: ‘I was innocent then, and I am innocent now’

Watch Matt Patricia’s press conference from Thursday morning.

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On Thursday, Detroit Lions head coach Matt Patricia held a brief press conference to address the 1996 sexual assault allegations dug up by the Detroit News this week. With general manager Bob Quinn, team owner Martha Ford, and president Rod Wood in attendance, Patricia offered a written statement to open the press conference, then answered a handful of questions from the local media.

You can watch the entire press conference below, the press conference starts around the 10:40 mark.

(If you can’t see it, click here.)

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Posted by Detroit Lions on Thursday, May 10, 2018

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