After drawing near-universal fire and subsequently being suspended for branding quarterback Robert Griffin III a “cornball brother” for “not really” acting black, ESPN analyst Rob Parker has apologized:

Rob Parker apology

This was Parker’s first tweet since last Thursday, when he made the remark.

Some people commended him for fessing up to his mistake:

But if his goal is to win back angry viewers and convince them that he’s sincerely sorry, it looks like he’s facing an uphill battle:

https://twitter.com/Swaggerific_28/status/281480352055300096

https://twitter.com/OldThylacine/status/281480525527531520