Texans owner Bob McNair: I regret apologizing for inmates remark

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Houston Texans owner Bob McNair told The Wall Street Journal in a story published Thursday that he regrets apologizing for the controversial comments attributed to him by ESPN last season about “inmates running the prison.”

McNair told the newspaper that he used the phrase in reference to league executives, who he believes have more power than owners, and not NFL players who were kneeling during the national anthem.

“The main thing I regret is apologizing,” McNair told The Wall Street Journal. “I really didn’t have anything to apologize for.”

McNair’s comments, which ESPN said were made as part of a discussion about player protests during the national anthem, prompted a backlash across the league and throughout the Texans organization.

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Article source: https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/nfl/texans/2018/04/05/bob-mcnair-houston-texans-owner-regrets-apologizing-inmates-prison/489787002/

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