Bob McNair meets with Texans players, expresses regret over 'inmates' comment

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Houston Texans owner Bob McNair met with players on Saturday to apologize for an offensive comment he made during the National Football League owners meetings on October 18.

McNair apologized to Vincent during the meeting, and issued another apology after his remarks became public on Friday.

"As I said yesterday, I was not referring to our players when I made a very regretful comment during the owners meetings last week", McNair said, via Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk.

I look forward to seeing how McNair plans on repairing his relationship with his players, because I'm sure nearly all of them no longer trust him.

Green's self-deprecating tone at the end just encapsulates his point through this Instagram post, as McNair has been critical not only of players protesting, but them using their voice altogether to affect any sort of social change.

Rookie cornerback Treston Decoud said he doesn't think McNair's comment is unpopular among team owners.

McNair is an ardent supporter of President Donald Trump, who is a fierce critic of players kneeling during the anthem, and offered his solution to the issue during a recent visit to SC.

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The event will take place in the parking lot at West Park Mall close to Steak n Shake, from 10 a.m.to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 28. More than 40 people in Mississippi have died of a drug overdose this year, according to the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics.

Houston wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins was not at practice because of what head coach Bill O'Brien said was a personal day. Brown said players ultimately chose to practice but added that the team will reconvene to discuss the issue at a later time.

The Texans had no comment on the quotes attributed by Brown to McNair. I never meant to offend anyone and I was not referring to our players. Still, the league made no change to its guidelines last week to require players to stand during the anthem. "So, if I say a figure of speech that's not socially okay I'm going to get fined".

Texans team member Duane Brown slammed the remarks as "ignorant" and "disrespectful", and said that McNair had "angered a lot of players".

"This is how you view us: 'You're an inmate. I feel like he has our back for sure". The source said Hopkins' absence from practice was directly related to McNair's comment.

That might have also been an attempt to prevent Hopkins and other players from boycotting Sunday's game against the Seattle Seahawks. "We can't let you have your own beliefs.' That's what it feels like".

Forty-niners owner Jed York and Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie spoke next; York emphasized that each market was different while Lurie supported his players' right to kneel. You're an inmate. We can't let you guys out of line.

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