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The Washington Commanders announce the passing of head coach Ron Rivera’s mother


NFL: Philadelphia Eagles at Washington Commanders Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

The Washington Commanders announced the passing of Coach Ron Rivera’s mother Dolores today. Rivera visited his mother in California last week.

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.

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.