During those meetings Owner of the Texans, Bob McNair used the idiom "can't let the inmates run the prison" when talking about the players deciding how things are done. The fact they protested this week in the wake of McNair's comments is likely not a coincidence.
After being compared to "inmates running the prison" by team owner Bob McNair, a majority of the Houston Texans responded by taking a knee during the national anthem before their game against the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday.
After the story broke, McNair issued another apology through the Texans' PR staff, claiming the statement was not made in reference to the players.
The league-wide protests began early in the 2016 season when Colin Kaepernick made a decision to take a knee during the national anthem to protest police brutality and inequality against minorities. It was reported that team was planning on making a gesture before the Week 8 game against the Seattle Seahawks in response to the comments.
The Houston Texans added offensive tackle Duane Brown to the active roster Saturday.
But McNair's seeming comparison of the league's players to "inmates" sparked a bitter backlash from players across the league - and even from players in other sports.
Malaysian rescuers have a briefing at a construction site after a landslide in Penang, Malaysia , Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017. Most people trapped are suspected to be foreign construction workers employed at the site, fire officials said.
But don't put another person [in it], I hate this kind of situation". "I'm in touch with Carlo as he's my friend", Conte said. From my experience, for me as a player and coach in great teams, this is work for me.
District Court for the Southern District of NY ruled Elliott's hearing will be held, as originally scheduled, on October 30. Elliott had 147 yards rushing Sunday against the San Francisco 49ers with three touchdowns, two rushing and one receiving.
If you pre-order at your local Microsoft Store in North America, you can pick up your Xbox One X right at 9:00 p.m. Dwindling sales figures forced Microsoft to ditch the Kinect and sell the Xbox One as standalone at cheaper rates.
Almost half wish they'd learned more about how to change a tire ( 47 percent ) or jump-start a battery ( 44 percent ). In crashes involving teen drivers when the driver wasn't buckled, 84 percent of their passengers weren't, either.
Farmajo was scheduled to meet the presidents of the Somalia's five federal republics at the hotel later in the evening, he said. The group is believed to be behind a Mogadishu truck bomb attack two weeks ago that killed more than 350 people.
The serious nature of the injury was immediately apparent when he yelled out "I'm done", laid on the floor and burst into tears. Lin, 29, is in his eighth season in the league and his second with the Nets. "He battled through injuries previous year ".
A Rs 5.35 lakh crore garland of roads to adorn India
The Bharatmala project also includes a North-East Economic corridor to improve the connectivity in the North East India. With this, 70 - 80 percent of freight will move along national highway (NH) as against the 40 percent at present.
Lady Gaga joins five Ex-Presidents at charity event
Shortly thereafter, all five ex-presidents appeared in a commercial for a fundraising effort known as " One America Appeal ". A website accepting donations, OneAmericaAppeal.org, was created with 100 percent of proceeds pledged to hurricane relief.