The NFL on Tuesday released a statement that backing players who have raised awareness about social issues — including Colin Kaepernick, though they didn’t mention his full name.
“The National Football League believes in dialogue, understanding and unity. We embrace the role and responsibility of everyone involved with this game to promote meaningful, positive change in our communities,” the statement read.
“The social justice issues that Colin and other professional athletes have raised deserve our attention and action.”
The statement also highlighted some of the charitable work NFL players have done to support different causes. (Read more)