Houston Texans deny claim they won't sign free agents who took knee
07 March, 2018, 11:57 | Author: Sylvester Abbott
The Texans, meanwhile, issued a denial of a report which appeared in the Houston Chronicle which said the team had adopted an unofficial policy of not considering free agents who had taken part in the protests.
Citing conversations with two anonymous agents, The Houston Chronicle reported Saturday that while "there is no directive within the organization", it is understood that the Texans are not considering free agents who have participated in the protests, or draft prospects who would be likely to do so. We posted this blurb under S Eric Reid because he is a free agent who knelt during the anthem.
In remarks quoted by the New York Daily News on Monday, Dolphins owner Stephen Ross appeared to suggest that kneeling during the anthem would not be tolerated by the franchise.
McNair insisted he wasn't referring to the players with his comments. "I'm 100 percent with these players".
". During this past season, we received assurances from both commissioner Roger Goodell, and the chairman of the management council, John Mara, that the right of players to demonstrate would be protected".
"We are glad that both the Houston Texans and Miami Dolphins have clarified their positions to be consistent with what was confirmed with our union leadership, and we expect all other National Football League teams to maintain the same commitment to protecting those rights".
The NFL's player protests were a major story early in the 2017 season.
I spoke with two National Football League agents this week who said word is the Texans aren't interested in any players who participated in pregame kneel-downs in protest of police brutality. He later apologized, but his comments caused a divide between ownership and players, with most of the team taking a knee the following Sunday in protest.
Justice reconsidered after an initial round of protests, and the House of Delegates later approved a 5 percent increase. All the focus should have always been on fairness and getting the kids back in school", the governor said in a tweet .
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Washington Governor Signs Net Neutrality Rules Into Law
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Real beats Getafe, Ronaldo scores 300th goal in La Liga
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Turkish assaults kills 10 fighters in Afrin
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Michigan, Purdue surge into Big Ten title game
The Wolverines are led by sweet shooting big man Mo Wagner, a German import who leads the team with 14.5 points per game. Michigan State (12-21-2), the 7th seed, and Ohio State (22-8-5), the No. 2 seed, meet in Game 2 at 7 p.m.