Roddy White has never been shy about saying what he thinks.
The Falcons receiver has shared some negative thoughts about ex-NFL players suing the league, complained about his ranking on the NFL’s top 100 list and railed against coverage of the lockout in the recent past so it’s not surprising that he would weigh in on the bounty scandal as well. Some NFL players are using today’s hearings as a platform to complain about NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s role in the disciplinary process, something that prompted former NFL executive Andrew Brandt to point out a flaw in their argument via Twitter.
“Players complaining that Roger Goodell is “judge, jury and executioner” are a little late to the party. Players allowed in July.”
White saw Brandt’s tweet, retweeted it and then added some thoughts of his own. Let’s just say that the series of tweets won’t be used as a rallying cry for current NFLPA leadership.
“Don’t know why we complaining we did this to ourselves,” White wrote. “I applaud roger godell [sic] for brokering a hell of a deal and I blame nflpa for failing us. … Whoever is the head of the baseball union that’s who we need to hire they never have problems. … Ok they have had problems but not on the same issues that where [sic] problems before they signed a new cba as a union. the nflpa fixed none of our real problems. … Sold us a great dream about how good the deal was I didn’t even want to sign that card because I knew the deal we signed was terrible.”
Gee, Roddy, can you tell us how you really feel?