Saints QB Drew Brees says his flag comment was a ‘missed opportunity’

Lahoma Whitelow


METAIRIE, La. — Drew Brees on Saturday reiterated his vow to stand with the Black neighborhood for social justice, stating it “broke my heart” and was “crushing” that his June remarks about disrespecting the flag by kneeling throughout the nationwide anthem built folks experience otherwise.

The New Orleans Saints quarterback, who commenced his initially schooling camp information convention with a ready statement, mentioned he will constantly stand for the nationwide anthem for the reason that of what it implies to him, but respects all those who will not to provide notice to social injustices.

“I accept and respect anyone who chooses to kneel or any other variety of peaceful protest to provide notice to the social injustices and systemic racism that so lots of have endured and go on to endure in our place,” Brees mentioned.

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