Stephen A. Smith and Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett have engaged in war of words this week. Nominally, this spat emanates from disagreement about Colin Kaepernick, but you get the feeling that Bennett had been thinking about saying these things about Stephen A. Smith for awhile.
As was chronicled by the Seattle Times, the latest beef started with this commentary from SAS on First Take Wednesday:
Stephen A. took issue with Bennett, who he called “usually conscientious,” defending Kaepernick and advocating for the Seahawks to sign him, while not bringing up that Kaepernick chose not to vote “and his irresponsible stance in choosing to publicize that reality.”
This led to a Twitter spat:
Stephen A. “didn’t feel the need” to call him:
And then Bennett unleashed a takedown for the ages:
So, uh, it’s presumable this will be a topic of conversation on First Take today.