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Former NFL Star Blasts NFL Courting Kaepernick: ‘We’re Looking At Affirmative Action For A Marxist’

By  Hank Berrien
Former NFL player Burgess Owens testifies during a hearing on slavery reparations held by the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties on June 19, 2019 in Washington, DC.
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Former NFL safety Burgess Owens, who played 10 years in the NFL and is now running for Congress in Utah, expressed his disgust with the NFL and Commissioner Roger Goodell after Goodell recently started pushing for the league to make a place for former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, snapping to Sports Illustrated, “If Goodell allows Kaepernick to come back, if they allow players to kneel during the national anthem, I’m willing to not watch the game.”

Owens, who is black, supports President Trump’s opposition to players kneeling for the national anthem.

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