NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell ridiculed for George Floyd statement, is reminded of Colin Kaepernick's treatment

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The NFL commissioner said on Saturday the league was saddened by Floyd's death and stood by the protesters.

"The NFL family is greatly saddened by the tragic events across our country," Goodell said in statement."The protesters' reactions to these incidents reflect the pain, anger and frustration that so many of us feel."

"These tragedies inform the NFL's commitment and our ongoing efforts. There remains an urgent need for action. We recognize the power of our platform in communities and as part of the fabric of American society."Colin Kaepernick He last played in the NFL in the same year, before becoming a free agent. When he was not offered a tryout by any of the 32 franchises, Kaepernick sued the owners for colluding to keep him out of the league, before reaching a settlement with the NFL in February 2019.

Shame on you. This is beyond hollow disingenuous. This is a lie. Your actions show who you are. You’ve done nothing but the exact opposite of what you describe here. Keep Mr. Floyd’s name out of your mouth. Shame on you the “consultants” of this travesty of an organization.Best-selling crime novelist Don Winslow echoed DuVernay's sentiment, criticizing the NFL for ostracizing Kaepernick.

Goodell wasn't alone in drawing the ire of the public at the weekend, with 49ers chief executive Jed York also on the receiving end of some criticism.

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Don’t you dare support any football players taking a knee during National Anthem at any football game that is an insult

He was treated like a guy only good enough to be a backup

Boycot the NFL

Boycott racist NFL

Fuck the NFL!!!!

These racist are something else

The commissioner can be hypocritical because he know you vicarious living sports fans ain't going nowhere, suck it up. 🐑 GoGetHisCoffee

But this time it different ,we are tired 🖕🏿🖕🏿🖕🏿🖕🏿🖕🏿

Kaep didn't have a knee in his neck. STFU with that.

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