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Not hungry? Not healthy? Not listening?

The Seahawks obviously had a lot of problems in 2016 — a JV offensive line, a revolving M*A*S*H lineup and too many B.A. Baracus impersonators. 1,215 more words

Pete Carroll

Israel Fumbles Goodwill Visit Of NFL Players

ARON HELLER, Associated Press

JERUSALEM (AP) — It was supposed to be a feel-good visit by a group of professional football players to give a boost to image-conscious Israel. 656 more words

Sports

Only 5 Of 11 NFL Players Show Up For Israel-Sponsored trip

JERUSALEM (AP) — In an embarrassment to the Israeli government, only five of 11 NFL players have arrived on a sponsored trip aimed at improving the country’s image. 109 more words

Sports

Open Letter to NFL Player Michael Bennett regarding his cancellation of trip to Israel

Dear Michael,

I just finished reading your statement as to the reasoning behind you cancelling your trip to Israel, and although your message was masterfully articulated, it is sadly riddled with an enormous undercurrent of serious & unfortunate ignorance.   544 more words

Michael Bennett Explained Why He Won't Join Other NFL Players On A 'Good Will' Trip To Israel


A number of NFL players are scheduled to go on a trip to Israel sponsored by the Israeli government to create “ambassadors of good will,” but Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett has announced that he has withdrawn his name from the trip after further consideration. 294 more words

RealTalk

Michael Bennett explains why he refuses to go to Israel as ‘an ambassador of good will’

Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett will not be going to Israel on a trip with other NFL players sponsored by the Israeli government.

He sent out a tweet simply stating he wasn’t going to go on Thursday, and then on Friday, he shared a letter he wrote to “the world” that explains his full reasoning for backing out of the trip. 240 more words

NFL

#BDS #NFL players bail on Israel trip

TIMES OF ISRAEL
2 NFL stars pull out of Israel government publicity trip
by Gavin Rabinowitz
February 11, 2017

Two top US National Football League players have pulled out of publicity trip to Israel, saying that they do not want to be “used” by the Israeli government. 105 more words

Israel & Middle East