Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith has found a home in Kansas City, but his NFL career hasn’t been pretty.
Smith was selected by the 49ers with the first overall pick in the 2005 draft, and he went through some pretty rough seasons. Of course that had mostly to do with the fact he had seven offensive coordinators and three head coaches over his seven seasons with the team.
While discussing “American values,” Trump blasted the NFL’s television ratings and pinned it on players protesting the anthem. However, he did take some credit for the drop because he believes people would rather watch him.
Trump’s full comments are below:
“Wouldn’t you love to see one of these NFL owners, when somebody NFL 21 Cheap Jerseys disrespects our flag, to say, ‘Get that son of a bitch off the field right now, out, he’s fired!’ You know, some owner is gonna do that. He’s gonna say, ‘That guy that disrespects our flag, he’s fired.’ And that owner, they don’t know it. They don’t know it. They’re friends of mine, many of them. They don’t know it. They’ll be the most popular person, for a week. They’ll be the most popular person in this country.
The New Orleans Pelicans, in a joint statement Sunday with the New Orleans Saints, said in part, “Our organization takes great pride in equality and inclusion and find the comments by the President disappointing and inappropriate relative to our players on this issue. [Owner] Tom Benson served in the military and continues to this day to support all military branches and feels strongly that we honor those men and women who defend our freedoms and our freedom of speech. He also believes that the very players that represent the Saints and Pelicans organizations should be allowed to share or express NHL Cheap Jerseys their feelings.