RENTON, Wash. — Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman said Friday that Houston Texans owner Bob McNair exposed his true feelings with a recent comment in which he likened NFL players who protest during the national anthem to “inmates running the prison.”
Sherman expressed his appreciation for Seahawks owner Paul Allen and others throughout the NFL who believe in equality. But he said McNair’s comments are representative of how some of the league’s other owners feel.
“I think there are very progressive owners in this league who don’t feel that way,” Sherman said. “But do I think there are some conservative owners who have Confederate flags at their homes and things like that? Yes, yes I do. I don’t think that they feel like there’s anything wrong with that ideology and that Southern heritage, in quotations. But do I think all owners think like that? No, I don’t. I think there are some great owners in this league who have done everything they can to make this world a
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