Amid extensive backlash following the publication of his “inmates” remark, Bob McNair issues an apology. Several infuriated Texans players left the practice facility, with some not returning for practice. A team meeting was held to attempt to address the controversial comment, and players has to be persuaded not to stage a complete walkout. Pundits, journalists, and players from both the NBA and NFL expressed outrage at the remark. Undefeated.com, Texanswire.usatoday.com.