The beef between Lions tight end Eric Ebron and Giants safety Landon Collins has become better than Monday night’s Lions-Giants game.
Ebron got it rolling when he called Collins a “punk” for laying a lick on him. To be fair, Ebron also said Collins played a “good game.” Ebron finished with five catches for 42 yards and a touchdown.
He followed that up 29 minutes later with another thought on the topic: “…NFL attendance and ratings are WAY DOWN. Boring games yes, but many stay away because they love our country. League should back U.S.”
Those tweets were his fifth and sixth related to the NFL or NBA in less than 24 hours. Trump opened Saturday morning by saying the NBA champion Warriors would not be invited to the White House due to star Stephen Curry’s “hesitating” about whether he wanted to go. Curry had reiterated the previous day he had no interest in visiting the president.
Trump then expanded on his comments at a Friday rally in Alabama, saying NFL players should stand for the anthem or “YOU’RE FIRED! Find something else to do!”
NFL players, team executives, and commissioner Roger Goodell spent the rest of NFL Cheap Jerseys Wholesale the day pushing back at his remarks through a variety of statements, both formal and informal.
Kansas City Chiefs chairman Clark Hunt said he believes “in honoring the Nike Elite Cheap Jerseys American flag” and said “hatred and division have no place in our game.” He also implored Americans to work together.