NFL held a closed-door meeting in October in New York to discuss how the league and its players would approach player protests during the season.
The confidential meeting was incited by US President Donald Trump’s vocal feedback of players stooping amid the national song of devotion to challenge police severity and disparity in the United States. Eagles defensive end Chris Long didn’t mince his words amid the discourse when he created an impression about Colin Kaepernick.
The US president and patriots, again and again, talking up his friendship with star quarterback Tom Brady and team owner Bob Kraft. Kraft even giving the president his own super bowl ring. But the new recording obtains from the sources reveal Kraft’s deep frustration when the president attacked players taking a knee during the national anthem.
The presidents words at a private meeting of NFL owners and players in October. According to the sources, Kraft called on the group to address “elephant in the room.”
A long-time supporter of Mr. Trump’s, Kraft said, “The problem we have is, we have a president who will use that as fodder to do his mission that I don’t feel is in the best interests of America. Further, Kraft added, “It’s divisive and it’s horrible.”
Philadelphia Eagles defensive lineman Chris Long said, “If he was on a roster right now, all this negativizes and divisiveness could be turned into a positive.”
Publicly, the patriots mounting a show of unity on the field.
Terry Pegula, the Buffalo Bills owner said, “All Donald needs to do is to start to do this again.” Further, Pegula added, “We need an immediate plan because of what’s going on in society and all of us now, we need to put a Band-Aid on what’s going on in the country.”