Singletary didn't shake Smith's hand after the Falcons' 16-14 victory over the 49ers Sunday at the Georgia Dome, according to a league source.
Smith went to the center of the field to look for Singletary and never saw him. That's because Singletary didn't show.
Yes, it was a tough loss. Yes, his team is now 0-4 and Singletary's job is on the line. But the rule is -- unless, of course you're Bill Belichick and you write your own rules -- is you always shake the winning coach's hand.
Whether it's an outdated tradition or not, it's the way it is. Not shaking Smith's hand speaks volumes about Singletary.
Is there is a reason? Did he think Smith ran it up when the Falcons blew out the 49ers last year at their place?
We'll find out. But, for now, it looks like a classless act.