NFL Will Provide Coverage of Players' Social Justice Efforts During Superbowl LII

Photo Credit: Malcolm Jenkins' Instagram @malcolmjenkins27

Article below by Aaron Kasinitz at Of course they will.  This is an aspect of implementation of the ridiculous agreement reached with Malcolm Jenkins and the Players Coalition after which Jenkins ceased protesting. Despite denials by Chris Long that the change was not requested or the basis of the NFL striking the deal, this is simply not a reasonable conclusion to be drawn. Jenkins is still a hero, but this is a bad look. Especially since Kap remains unsigned. 

Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins in November decided to end a string of national anthem demonstrations after the NFL said it would create a platform for players to promote their social justice aims. And with the Birds headed to Super Bowl 52 next week, the ideas Jenkins and the league discussed in the fall are coming to life.

The NFL announced Tuesday it had created an initiative branded as “Let’s Listen Together,” in which the league will publicize the social justice work of certain players. Jenkins and retired receiver Anquan Boldin led a Players Coalition that worked with NFL executives to create the program.

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