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Carlton Davis Tweets Anti-Asian Slur, Says He Didn’t Know ‘Connotation’ – HuffPost

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback played defense in his apology.

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Carlton Davis went from Super Bowl champion to another sports figure accused of racism on Sunday.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback issued a tweet containing an anti-Asian slur, seen in full in the tweet below.
So Carlton Davis thought gooks meant lame?! pic.twitter.com/N4ZBNAsbiY
— Ren (@gswcowboy) April 5, 2021
Davis apologized in later tweets, claiming he used the word as a south Florida put-down for lame, referencing a 2017 entry in an unofficial online slang dictionary.
I did not realize…

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