In 2012 the NFL had an issue with Tim Tebow kneeling for each game to pray, they alsohad an issue with Tebow wearing John as part of his blackout to avoid glare andmade him take it off.
In 2013 the NFL fined Brandon Marshall for wearing green cleats to raise awarenessfor people with mental health disorders.
In 2014 Robert Griffin III (RG3) entered a post-game press conference wearing a shirtthat said "Know Jesus Know Peace" but was forced to turn it inside out by an NFLuniform inspector before speaking at the podium.
In 2015 DeAngelo Williams was fined for wearing "Find the Cure" eye black for breastcancer awareness.
In 2015 William Gay was fined for wearing purple cleats to raise awareness for domesticviolence. (not that the NFL has a domestic violence problem…)
In 2016 the NFL prevented the Dallas Cowboys from wearing a decal on their helmetin honor of 5 Dallas Police officers killed in the line of duty.In 2016 the NFL threatened to fine players who wanted to wear cleats tocommemorate the 15th anniversary of 9/11.
So tell me again how the NFL supports free speech and expression?"
Thursday, October 26, 2017
NFL supports free speech and expression?"
Posted by TartanMarine at 10:24 AM