To the NFL and its stand on flag

By Sammy J. Franklin

I certainly don’t take credit for writing the following message to the NFL and its players, but I am proud to re-print it as my column this week. It is making its round on the Internet and one of my faithful readers shared it with me.

“If I have brain cancer, I don’t ask my dentist what I should do. If my car has a problem, I don’t seek help from a plumber! Why do you think the public cares what a football player thinks about politics? If we want to know about football, then depending on the information we seek, we might consult with you, but even a quarterback doesn’t seek advice on playing his position from a defensive tackle!

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