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NFL World Is Praying For Ron Rivera This Tuesday

Ron Rivera

The NFL world is sending thoughts and prayers to Washington Commanders coach Ron Rivera this Tuesday. 

In a statement released just moments ago, the Commanders announced Ron's mother, Dolores, has passed away. 

Dolores was surrounded by Ron and the rest of her family and the time of her passing. 

"We are saddened to announce that Coach Rivera's mother Dolores passed away peacefully yesterday evening with her husband and family members by her side," the Commanders announced in a statement. "Coach Rivera is grateful he was able to spend two days with her last week. The Snyders and the entire Commanders family extend their heartfelt condolences to Coach Rivera and his family. The Rivera family would like to say thank you for the many kind thoughts and prayers they have received. Arrangements are pending, and we would ask everyone to please respect the family's privacy during this difficult time."

Losing a family member can be a very difficult experience. Fans are keeping Ron Rivera in their prayers this Tuesday. 

Stay strong, Ron. 

The Commanders play the Vikings this Sunday.