McNair apologized for the comment Friday and again Saturday, saying: "I am truly sorry to the players for how this has impacted them and the perception that it has created of me, which could not be further from the truth". 'I wanted to answer their questions. Like I said, people saying how they really feel.
Kaepernick is no longer with the team, but protests on the field intensified after President Donald Trump repeatedly blasted kneeling athletes and the National Football League last month. With McNair funneling millions of dollars to President Donald Trump's campaign, you have to wonder if his views align with the president's which are ones that cause rifts and splits rather than unification.
McNair later pulled Vincent aside and apologized, saying that he felt awful and that his words weren't meant to be taken literally, which Vincent appreciated.
He has since issued a public apology and has met with his team. "I would never characterise our players or our league that way and I apologise to anyone who was offended by it".
In fact, players on the team he owns were reportedly very upset about it.
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Acting BCCI acting honorary secretary Amitabh Choudhary said: "The BCCI has zero tolerance towards any activity that brings the game to disrepute".
That echoed Sherman's point, that McNair's comment at least allows the players to know what they are dealing with. "Our focus going forward, personally and as an organization, will be towards making meaningful progress regarding the social issues that mean so much to our players and our community".
Whatever happens, players on teams in the rest of the league also took notice of McNair's remarks, with some calling him akin to Donald Sterling, the former Los Angeles Clippers owner who was suspended and forced to sell his team by the National Basketball Association after racially charged remarks that were recorded came to light. "We need to just work together going forward". The Texans are playing in Seattle with an early afternoon start.
A Texans offensive starter told ESPN that the team will meet Saturday night "to discuss a demonstration".
Uh, well, let's just say I strongly disagree with the tone in which Gottlieb judges someone as unintelligent.