NFL Commissioner Admits 'We Were Wrong for Not Listening Earlier'

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'We, the National Football League, admit we were wrong for not listening to NFL players earlier...'

"I personally protest with you and want to be part of a much-needed change in this country. Without black players, there would be no National Football League. And the protests around the country are emblematic of the centuries of silence, inequality and oppression of black players, coaches, fans and staff. We are listening. I am listening.

Goodell's remarks come hours after longtime NFL veteran Adrian Peterson said he -- and other NFL players -- would definitely be kneeling during the national anthem in 2020 to protest ongoing racial injustice. They mark the league's strongest public support of protests -- and the issues behind them -- since former San Francisco 49ers quarterback

 

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How does that taste NFL commissioner? You’re a scumbag - always have been - always will be.

So Kap’s gettin his job back?🤔

Greedy, calculated, and degrading is what I call it!

RealDLHughley Looks like the NFL is worried their players may not 'play ball' if they don't speak out. All about the money and not about the lives of of its black citizens. If it were NFL would have listened a long time ago and not did what it did to Kap-smh!

Fuck them it's to late.

RealDLHughley Say his name you should have listened to Kaepernick7

RealDLHughley About Time. I respect anyone that admits when they are wrong. But, in order to keep respecting them, I have to see some actionable changes. Let's hope the NFL gets it together. They can start with a Diversity/Inclusion Program for all employees, starting with owners & management.

RealDLHughley Now he wants to say something, Bullshi!

RealDLHughley And now Ms Fonda, you have learned what is this all about.

RealDLHughley Too late!!!!!! Many more are gone, because that was four years ago!!😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡

RealDLHughley Kaepernick deserves another shot at it.

RealDLHughley Apologize to kap and rehire him

RealDLHughley Hindsight is 2020, oops my bad. We made a mistake 🤦🏾‍♂️

paykaep

STOP APOLOGIZING.!!!!!

nflcommish needs to resign. NFL NFL

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