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Remember what the Patriots and other NFL players are actually protesting
Topic Started: Oct 5 2017, 09:50 AM (53 Views)
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More than half of the New England Patriots roster participated in the league-wide protest on Sunday, with players from Devin McCourty and Brandin Cooks to Tom Brady and Malcolm Butler coming together in a sign of unity and solidarity against racism, a decision spurred by divisive comments made by the President on Friday New England Patriots Shop.“Wouldn't you love to see one of these NFL owners, when somebody disrespects our flag, to say 'get that son of a bitch off the field right now? Out! He's fired!" - President Donald Trump“We were obviously very conflicted https://www.shoppatriotsapparel.com/Justin_Coleman_Jersey,” McCourty said after the game. “We knew our message would be perceived by a lot of people in a way that wasn’t what we were trying to put out. A lot of guys felt, I mean, all over the place about the comments by the President Friday night. “As a leader on the team, a lot of guys came to me and they didn’t know what to do. They just were kind of angry. It was good Saturday. We all kind of talked as a group of releasing that anger and not being angry. We were in chapel and a lot of guys talked about that in our faith, God is first. We wanted to come together.”After the game, Patriots players discussed “brotherhood,” “fraternity,” “unity,” and “love” and how they were collectively coming together, “trying to do the right thing,” as McCourty put it, while his shirt spoke additional volumes.
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