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NFL employee contacted Thomas to force 2nd league statement on racism

3 monthes ago   |   By TheScore

Less than a week after the NFL released its initial statement addressing George Floyd's death, commissioner Roger Goodell provided a stronger message of support to the league's black community Friday. However, the second statement was apparently forced by a handful of NFL employees and several players after the first one was heavily criticized. Many employees believed the initial message said nothing at all, sources told The Athletic's Jourdan Rodrigue and Lindsay Jones , and later applied internal pressure on Goodell to release a more meaningful statement. A group of people responsible...
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‘Embarrassed' NFL employee secretly created ‘I am George Floyd' video

‘Embarrassed' NFL employee secretly created ‘I am George Floyd' video

3 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

The first step on the road to Roger Goodell's admission that he and the NFL “were wrong” was taken by a league employee going rogue. The video that included Saquon Barkley, Patrick Mahomes and Michael Thomas asking for the league to “listen to your players,” in the wake of George Floyd's death, was spearheaded by...
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'Rogue' NFL employee spurred players to make powerful 'Black Lives Matter' video

3 monthes ago   |   By Yardbarker

NFL employee Bryndon Minter reached out to Saints star wide receiver Michael Thomas via Instagram to ask if he'd consider making the video with him. The result was game-changing.
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Roger Goodell's NFL Town Hall 'Was Raw,' Says Video Producer Bryndon Minter

3 monthes ago   |   By Bleacher Report

A Friday town hall meeting between NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and content teams for organizations helped facilitate the league's video response that condemned racism...
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