Last Saturday former pro wrestler Ric Flair gave the 49ers a pep talk on the eve of their playoff game in Green Bay. It received a alot of attention from the media and fans. Even LSU alum Glenn Dorsey posted the above pic of him and Nature Boy on Instagram.
Since then, there has been a backlash from Carolina Panthers players, like WR Steve Smith, and their fans. It's been so bad that Flair is not coming to the game due to multiple death threats...
In a statement, Ric Flair's agency says he has received death threats from Panthers fans following his 49ers pep talk
So much for that tough guy persona.