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Sport Players Coalition invites Goodell, Kaepernick, McNair to meet

02:25  29 october  2017
02:25  29 october  2017 Source:   yardbarker.com

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The NFL Players Coalition invited Commissioner Roger Goodell , Houston Texans owner Bob McNair and free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick to attend its meeting in Philadelphia on Monday with the goal of addressing "immediate concerns before additional progress can be made."

The NFL Players Coalition have invited league commissioner Roger Goodell , Houston Texans owner Bob McNair and former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick to their next meeting on Monday, Oct. 30. The group will be meeting in Philadelphia and they call the meeting an “act of good

Goodell, who had already been meeting with the coalition, was invited to an upcoming gathering. © Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Goodell, who had already been meeting with the coalition, was invited to an upcoming gathering.

The Players Coalition — a group of NFL players banding together to promote social awareness — is trying to get several controversial figures in the ongoing controversy surrounding NFL protests.

The group announced in a letter Saturday that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, Houston Texans owner Bob McNair, and free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick have all been invited to the group’s Monday meeting in Philadelphia.

McNair is in the news for his comments at a league meeting last week, while Kaepernick was the first to take a knee during the anthem last season. There have been efforts made to get him in the same room as owners, and while this won’t quite do it, it could be a step towards some understanding if everyone accepts the invite.

Report: Texans players planning protest prior to game vs. Seahawks .
The fallout from Houston Texans owner Bob McNair's "inmates running the prison" comments continued Saturday, as ESPN's Adam Schefter reported that Texans players are planning to protest prior to Sunday's game against the Seattle Seahawks. A league source told Schefter the Texans held a players-only meeting Saturday, and could decide on a number of methods of protest, including a team-wide kneel, peeling Texans decals off their helmets, or raising their fists.

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