"I spoke with two National Football League agents this week who said word is the Texans aren't interested in any players who participated in pregame kneel-downs in protest of police brutality", writes Jerome Solomon of the Houston Chronicle.
While there is not believed to be a directive in place preventing personnel people from meeting with and signing players who have protested, Texans owner Bob McNair reportedly made it known that he would prefer to avoid free agents and draft prospects who have participated in demonstrations or are likely to.
The team issued a statement on Monday denying that report, calling it "categorically false and without merit". It led to widespread criticism, protests from Texans players and caused at least one player's wife to admonish McNair on Twitter.
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Of course, Colin Kaepernick is still an National Football League free agent.
"I have no intention of forcing our players to stand during the anthem and I regret that my comments have been misconstrued", Ross said in a statement.
". During this past season, we received assurances from both commissioner Roger Goodell, and the chairman of the management council, John Mara, that the right of players to demonstrate would be protected".
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While entering the prison, Karti Chidambaram waved at the media persons who had assembled outside the high security prison. This was the second time he appeared before the ED after he was first questioned by the agency on January 18.
The NFL's player protests were a major story early in the 2017 season.
Who knows what this will mean for future free agents who hadn't participated, but don't want to play for an owner who thinks this way.
Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick began kneeling during the national anthem in 2016 in protest at perceived racial injustice and police brutality.
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But Kelly did admit to reporters that senior White House aides "didn't cover ourselves in glory" in how they handled the fallout. Porter resigned in disgrace early February after reports surfaced of his history of beating two of his ex-wives.