by @TaraLipinsky

Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti held a press conference Monday and criticized an ESPN report that he tried to persuade NFL officials to be lenient on Ray Rice after the running back was arrested for hitting his then-fiancee in an Atlantic City elevator. 

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Bisciotti denied seeing the now infamous videotape, denied being too cozy with NFL Commish Roger Goodell and refused to apologize for sending Rice texts saying he loved him and offering him a job down the road.  Bisciotti also claims “I believe this was Ray’s one terrible moment.”

Needless to say, the Twitterverse had strong opinions. 

Here are the top 15 top reactions from the sports world, sports fans and hardcore critics. 

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9. https://twitter.com/chris_strauss/status/514152896280412160

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12. https://twitter.com/GlamRocker1/status/514125100061589504

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15. https://twitter.com/steven_lebron/status/514151718582763521