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Bills reportedly have a Trump-related schism

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In a season of national anthem protests, not much has been said among NFL players about the most divisive national campaign in history. Until now.

Mike Freeman of BleacherReport.com writes that the Bills locker room has become fractured regarding coach Rex Ryan’s open support of Donald Trump.

“Rex is such an open-minded guy, a really good person,” an unnamed Bills player told Freeman. “But the fact he could back someone as closed-minded as Trump genuinely shocked me.”

Said another unnamed Bills player, “I see Trump as someone who is hostile to people of color, and the fact that Rex supports him made me look at him completely differently, and not in a positive way.”

Ryan declined to comment for Freeman’s story, but one Bills player opted to go on the record to support Rex, and Trump.

“I think that he can help this nation get back to a world superpower,” guard Richie Incognito told Freeman. “Where I think he could help is putting us first again and having that — it’s my mentality, too — having that tough attitude where you put America first and everyone’s thinking we’re the greatest nation in the world. Don’t mess with America. That toughness is where I identify with him.”

The internal disagreement regarding politics has yet to impact the team in a negative way; since starting 0-2, the Bills have beaten the Cardinals and Patriots. Still, as the election approaches and (perhaps more importantly) after it ends, tensions could rise in the Buffalo locker room, and among other NFL teams.

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  1. flaccodelic says: Oct 6, 2016 10:44 AM

    Richie Incognito relates to Donald Trump?
    I am shocked. Shocked, I tell you.

  2. stylzinc says: Oct 6, 2016 10:46 AM

    Politics is a touchy subject at a place of work & Trump is one of the most divisive candidates in recent history so I can definitely see how that can be a recipe for trouble in a locker room

  3. wiskybuck says: Oct 6, 2016 10:47 AM

    Incognito is just a big bully as Trump. Not shocking at all that he supports him.

  4. osiris33 (bandwagon since 1976) says: Oct 6, 2016 10:47 AM

    So some stupid players believe the media propaganda about Trump. So what? Deal with it.

  5. bullcharger says: Oct 6, 2016 10:47 AM

    Really? Ingognito backed him? That’s one of the worst human beings in the NFL. Go read all his misogynistic texts that were released suiting the Miami scandal. He’s not a good person at all.

  6. timothy131 says: Oct 6, 2016 10:48 AM

    I got news for you richie us folks in the Corp think we have the great country now.Maybe you should join up instead of telling lies and following a storm trooper from some private military school

  7. jjpmn says: Oct 6, 2016 10:48 AM

    Knock me over with a feather, Incognito thinks toughness is the key.

  8. meximyke says: Oct 6, 2016 10:49 AM

    That is why the Bills are losers!! Wrecks destroyed the team!! It is called FOOTBALL girls not politics! Don’t like who your coach is backing, tough crap! Quit, go somewhere else that will put up with your BS! Without football, nobody would care what you have to say!! Did these players pay back the scholarship they got for not getting an education!

  9. hatersgonnahatehate says: Oct 6, 2016 10:49 AM

    no politics, boo!

  10. piratefreedom says: Oct 6, 2016 10:49 AM

    Ha Ha Ha!
    Richie Incognito supports Trump because of course he does.

  11. therealraider says: Oct 6, 2016 10:51 AM

    I can’t believe somebody would support a pay for play corrupt career politician.

  12. deflatriot says: Oct 6, 2016 10:51 AM

    AP: “Football Bully Supports Political Bully”

  13. bucrightoff says: Oct 6, 2016 10:52 AM

    Rex is basically Trump, a blowhard who’s accomplished very little, but acts as if he’s God’d greatest gift.

  14. skittlesareyum says: Oct 6, 2016 10:52 AM

    Richie honestly thinks the US is not a “world superpower” anymore? I thought offensive lineman had to be the smartest guys on the field.

  15. scrp2 says: Oct 6, 2016 10:54 AM

    Richie Incognito, Rex Ryan, and Donald Trump. Three peas in a pod.

  16. runninwild88 says: Oct 6, 2016 10:55 AM

    Professional athletes have no place publicly discussing politics. 98 percent of them have never had to do a thing in their lives outside of their sport.

    By the way, go on the record, cowards.

  17. jspyle says: Oct 6, 2016 10:55 AM

    Well surprise, surprise, surprise, surprise!!!!! Rex and Richie are Trump supporters. Anyone really surprised that two idiots who’s IQ’s are the same as their shoe sizes are Trump supporters.

  18. ketch20too says: Oct 6, 2016 10:56 AM

    Rex is basically Hillary, a blowhard who’s accomplished very little, but acts as if she’s God’d(sic) greatest gift…fix it

  19. stoptrippn says: Oct 6, 2016 10:57 AM

    This will divide us more. Please get Hillary in office

  20. gauchosporlife says: Oct 6, 2016 10:57 AM

    One more reason not to like Ryan. Can’t wait till this clown and nepotism brother are out of the league.

  21. irkjames says: Oct 6, 2016 10:57 AM

    The guy who was using racial slurs all over text messages to Jonathan Martin and other Dolphins players and staff members supports Donald Trump?

    Shocker.

    Only the meatest of heads support Trump.

    Also, Incognito’s ideal of teaching other people “not to mess with us” sounds like a pissed off middle school bully who hears about some underclassmen that doesn’t like them. Childish ignorant overly-patriotic mentality that only exists within people who can’t coexist with the thoughts of others.

  22. jgedgar70 says: Oct 6, 2016 10:58 AM

    If you claim to be friends with someone, and the fact that (s)he supports a candidate you do not changes how you view that person, you are NOT friends. You are small-minded and petty.

    Everyone is entitled to support any candidate. I am all in on the Libertarian Party and am certainly voting for Gary Johnson. I have plenty of friends who support Trump, and plenty of friends who support Clinton. The fact that they support a candidate that I do not support does not change how I view them in any way, shape or form. I just disagree with them.

  23. conciselogic says: Oct 6, 2016 10:59 AM

    I felt like incognito got a raw deal on that whole bullying mess.
    The other guy was a pansy who had no business being in the NFL and is now gone from it.

    This captures this election in a nutshell- Democrats and their Oh please don’t offend me or you are a monster outlook.

    vs.

    Republicans and their quit crying and whining and move on to bigger things like trying to make America respected on the world stage once again.

  24. jchipwood says: Oct 6, 2016 11:00 AM

    From reading the posts above I now see where CNN gets its ratings.

  25. macneileric says: Oct 6, 2016 11:03 AM

    Last I checked, Brady and Kraft both support the Donald yet I don’t see anyone complaining about that…

  26. zackd2 says: Oct 6, 2016 11:05 AM

    How is this shocking? Trump and Rex have the exact same personality. The bravado, the ego, the BS. Same person.

  27. rageviral says: Oct 6, 2016 11:05 AM

    Haha, think it’s hilarious that Trump could be your next prez. Leslie Nielsen should have ran when he was alive.

  28. kindbass says: Oct 6, 2016 11:05 AM

    Despite what the media would have you believe, the USA is still THE world superpower, by a wide margin.

  29. general47 says: Oct 6, 2016 11:05 AM

    MYSOGYNISTIC- i don’t even know if its spelled correctly or the meaning of it- my dictionary doesn’t have all that “BULLCHARGER” in it.

  30. cincy85 says: Oct 6, 2016 11:05 AM

    personally i think its amazing everybody buying into the the trump is racist bs. hillary literally broke the law by mishandling classified information and put national security at risk many times over because of her private server she used to keep her pay2play system under wraps and out of the public spot light. pence was right in the debate when he said millions are against hillary because they’re paying attention. wikileaks showed everybody how corrupt the democrats are but instead of main stream media focusing on that, they look under every rock to spin the narrative that trump is a racist that doesnt pay taxes. wake up america the media is working for the democrats and you are eating it up like grandma’s biscuits and gravy.

  31. tennesseeoilers says: Oct 6, 2016 11:06 AM

    “Trump brings out the worst in everybody, including in me. He’s bad for my sanctification.” ~ Conservative talk radio host Erick Erickson

  32. patsfan4lifesbchamps says: Oct 6, 2016 11:07 AM

    Trump works for the Clinton campaign it should be obvious by now. Everytime he gains momentum he does or says something that slows down his campaign. So I’m afraid people like Rex Ryan and Incognito have been duped.

  33. jonrando says: Oct 6, 2016 11:07 AM

    When Richie Incognito is on your side, you may want to reconsider your stance….

  34. bigbamboom1 says: Oct 6, 2016 11:07 AM

    The Buffalo Bills are 2 more losses from completely imploding into a 4 win team IMO. The Trump thing doesn’t surprise me though. After all; Trump did put a Syndicate together to buy the team and move it to Canada. But the bid was rejected by the NFL. I wonder why? That would be a good investigative journalism story! Both Rex and Incognito are prototypical Trump supporters. So no one should be surprised. And it is their right anyways. At least the African American players on the team now have full clarity about their true views about them. So they too have the right to let their true feelings about both be their judge, going forward. Politics and locker room culture is a toxic witches Brew of poison. If a coach wants to win and be respected, He should keep it totally out of bounds. This is just another example of why Rex Ryan is not a very good Head Coach or leader.

  35. ChickenTurkeySaurus says: Oct 6, 2016 11:08 AM

    So far, Trump has destroyed a football league and numerous casinos. It’s not surprising that successful millionaires don’t think he’s competent to be president.

  36. agent7x6 says: Oct 6, 2016 11:09 AM

    Because of the potential to divide the team, it surprised me when Rex publicly endorsed Trump. That said, I doubt that the team’s performance will be seriously effected, but it may encourage a few free agents to more openly explore other teams during the offseason.

  37. buffalobillswest says: Oct 6, 2016 11:10 AM

    In this country I support the right to decide who you want to be your president, regardless of how others may view your choice.

    Rex was only exercising his right to free speech, no different than what Colin K is doing.

    However, I did think at the time (when he introduced Trump), Rex should have stayed out of it due to the fact that he knew it would cause a fraction in the team. Several others who were asked to speak on Trump’s behalf took a smarter stance and stayed out of it.

    My dad always said don’t bring politics and or religion to work and although Rex did this on his own time he has to be smarter than that.

  38. kevpft says: Oct 6, 2016 11:11 AM

    Why should NFL players be so sensitive? They’re the elite 1%. Politics won’t affect their status of being immune from all the stuff the rest of us have to worry about.

    Neither candidate is likely going to improve the lot of the common person.

  39. bchap17 says: Oct 6, 2016 11:13 AM

    “I think that he can help this nation get back to a world superpower,” guard Richie Incognito told Freeman.
    ———————————–
    Trumpeters in a nutshell. To them, America is toeing the line on becoming a 3rd world country.

    God…or somebody help us.

  40. kcflake says: Oct 6, 2016 11:20 AM

    The Bills are a mess. Sounds like some true morons play for the Bills.

  41. clayjtitan66 says: Oct 6, 2016 11:21 AM

    Trump & Clinton give us the illusion of choice.
    Both are big government war hawks.

  42. whocares69 says: Oct 6, 2016 11:21 AM

    bucrightoff says:
    Oct 6, 2016 10:52 AM
    Rex is basically Trump, a blowhard who’s accomplished very little, but acts as if he’s God’d greatest gift.

    —-

    Well played! – 150% truth

  43. bubbahotepp says: Oct 6, 2016 11:23 AM

    I guess these idiots don’t know that Trump has already destroyed one football league. The USFL was a disaster.

  44. nomdeplume01 says: Oct 6, 2016 11:24 AM

    They both have a right to express their political views without being bullied by others. Just who is this unnamed source and why should they be ashamed of revealing their name or views. Could it be their candidate is corrupt and has little chance to win due to email scandals, pay to play, wants to raise taxes, and one who most voters just don’t trust?

    The republic will decline very quickly if everyone keeps believing the MSM. They are leading us on a path of destruction, and they have their flying monkeys and useful idiots out in force.

  45. tylawspick6 says: Oct 6, 2016 11:24 AM

    What an absolute embarrassment of a human being.

  46. cincy85 says: Oct 6, 2016 11:24 AM

    another thing that gets me, tump is averaging around 40% of the vote give or take. with all the media slamming him everyday for the last 2 months, do you really think that many people are just racist and want a like minded leader? c’mon man! the people that are willing to look into the many controversies surrounding the clintons know whats being said about trump is meant to draw your attention away. go to twitter and search wikileaks and just read. our elected officials are selling government positions, theyre taking money from terror supporting countries, they’re hiring protesters during tragic and political events to sway minds in their direction, the media is in their pockets. its truly disgusting what democrats are doing and if you dont believe me like i said look up wikileaks and read. its all there. and before you say its the Russians! please the emails that are leaked are OUR elected officials and if it wasnt true im sure you’d hear actual denials but all ive seen is 5 people fired and outright dismissals on the subject. wake up people.

  47. PegulaBucks says: Oct 6, 2016 11:25 AM

    Stop looking to athletes and celebs for political opinions. Its never a good take.

  48. thescooterscore says: Oct 6, 2016 11:26 AM

    i had no idea the united states was no longer a global superpower, what with the largest economy in the world by a vast margin. richie must have taken a real academic deep-dive during his suspension.

  49. jag1959 says: Oct 6, 2016 11:29 AM

    Well at least in that regard the Bills facility resembles every other workplace in the country.

  50. sirmetaphor says: Oct 6, 2016 11:33 AM

    thescooterscore says:
    Oct 6, 2016 11:26 AM
    i had no idea the united states was no longer a global superpower, what with the largest economy in the world by a vast margin. richie must have taken a real academic deep-dive during his suspension.

    ________________

    You need to do some research pal. Sounds like the media has formed your opinion.

  51. andreboy1 says: Oct 6, 2016 11:37 AM

    Both candidates are pathetic

    But the rest of the world does view us as a spineless nation

  52. alewatcher says: Oct 6, 2016 11:39 AM

    The media doesn’t have to “spin” Trump to make him look like the racist, sexist, misogynist, xenophobe that he is. All they have to do is quote him.

    Bad look for a HC to support someone as openly racist as Trump. It’s especially bad when you have a large percentage of players that are African-American. I was not a Rex fan to start with, and I like him even less now.

  53. mightymightylafootball says: Oct 6, 2016 11:46 AM

    Regardless of any one politician’s narrative, the U.S. is still clearly a superpower by nearly any rational definition, including the one noted in Merriam Webster’s:

    “an extremely powerful nation; specifically: one of a very few dominant states in an era when the world is divided politically into these states and their satellites”

    The power exerted by the U.S. in the current era clearly fits the definition of superpower…

  54. bigbamboom1 says: Oct 6, 2016 11:48 AM

    cincy85 says:
    “do you really think that many people are just racist and want a like minded leader? c’mon man! Wake up people.”

    The short answer to your question is yes. Whether all or even most of them are in total self denial about what they really are is another issue or story. But one way for you to test your own beliefs and ideology is to “open your eyes” and wake up yourself. And soak up the vast array of beautiful colors around you. Especially all of the beautiful hues and shades of “Brown” genetically embedded in 100% of every single human being on planet Earth.

  55. cincy85 says: Oct 6, 2016 11:50 AM

    Another funny thing, Trump wasnt racist till he he ran against democrats. How can people be so blind that they dont notice every election the person against the democrats is accused of being racist. its a tactic theve used for years

  56. conciselogic says: Oct 6, 2016 11:51 AM

    The Bills suk.

    And by that I mean Mr. And Mrs. Clinton.

  57. nomdeplume01 says: Oct 6, 2016 11:56 AM

    There are a lot of Trump bashing post here, but not a single comment showing a positive comment as to why voters should support the other major candidate. Seems the democrats only know how to bash there opponents.

  58. p6one6 says: Oct 6, 2016 11:59 AM

    The media says vote Hillary, Trump is evil. Some believe that, some believe that’s evidence enough that Trump is actually a good candidate since the media is trying so hard to bring him down. That’s why Trump seems to get so much solid support from a specific group.

    Personally, both candidates are awful. One is a jerk, the other is a corrupt liar. I’ll enjoy either voting for someone I know will not win as a third party candidate or writing in somebody.

    But football players and coaches should just stay out of politics, it’s just a recipe for trouble when people just want to escape that garbage and watch a football game.

  59. janvanflac says: Oct 6, 2016 12:08 PM

    Incognito sounds dumb as a bag of hammers. Trump’s target audience, in other words.

  60. joetoronto says: Oct 6, 2016 12:14 PM

    At the end of the day, one candidate loves their country and the other sold out their country.

    I say better a salesman than a felon.

  61. bullcharger says: Oct 6, 2016 12:19 PM

    conciselogic says:
    Oct 6, 2016 10:59 AM
    I felt like incognito got a raw deal on that whole bullying mess.
    The other guy was a pansy who had no business being in the NFL and is now gone from it.
    This captures this election in a nutshell- Democrats and their Oh please don’t offend me or you are a monster outlook.
    vs.
    Republicans and their quit crying and whining and move on to bigger things like trying to make America respected on the world stage once again.
    —————–

    Go read Incognito’s texts and imagine he is at the same party as your daughter. Then you might think differently.

  62. widerightyouloseagain says: Oct 6, 2016 12:21 PM

    bchap17 says:
    Oct 6, 2016 11:13 AM
    “I think that he can help this nation get back to a world superpower,” guard Richie Incognito told Freeman.
    ———————————–
    Trumpeters in a nutshell. To them, America is toeing the line on becoming a 3rd world country.

    God…or somebody help us.
    *******************************************
    When your navy is searching scrap piles for parts and other countries are buzzing your ships and planes, your best days are clearly behind you.

    Sadly, America has truly been reduced to a 3rd world country.

  63. agent7x6 says: Oct 6, 2016 12:21 PM

    cincy85 says:
    Oct 6, 2016 11:50 AM
    Another funny thing, Trump wasnt racist till he he ran against democrats. How can people be so blind that they dont notice every election the person against the democrats is accused of being racist. its a tactic theve used for years.
    ———————————————————————
    You obviously weren’t paying attention to the Republican primaries. No Democrats were running against him, yet he frequently made questionable comments. In fact, his highly offensive comment about Mexico sending rapists to the US was made during the primary season.

  64. xx4zu1 says: Oct 6, 2016 12:26 PM

    Yeah we’re not the world’s superpower anymore, I guess spending more than the next ten countries combined on defense isn’t enough. Let’s put that in football terms. Take a team allow them to spend what the top 10 teams spend on their team and put that team on the field. You basically get a full 53 man pro bowl roster and a practice squad full of pro bowl players. Would Incognito want to play against that team? You think Jerry Jones and Snyder wouldn’t do it, and that’s spending their money. These politicians want to do it with our money. There’s a reason a cap exists in the NFL. Maybe if world leaders agreed on a defense cap our taxes would be lower.

  65. jag1959 says: Oct 6, 2016 12:27 PM

    In that regard the Bills are representative of every other workplace in the country right now

  66. misteranderson41 says: Oct 6, 2016 12:29 PM

    politics, sex and religion….don’t talk about it at work

  67. realfootballfan says: Oct 6, 2016 12:30 PM

    Priceless, the guy who goes on record is the meathead caught up in the racially-tinged bullying scandal. You can’t make this ish up, lmao.

  68. elvoid says: Oct 6, 2016 12:37 PM

    Well, when you’ve got Richie Incognito on your side…

    Yeah.

    Anyhow – grow up and get over it. You’re adults, right?

  69. bullcharger says: Oct 6, 2016 12:39 PM

    general47 says:
    Oct 6, 2016 11:05 AM
    MYSOGYNISTIC- i don’t even know if its spelled correctly or the meaning of it- my dictionary doesn’t have all that “BULLCHARGER” in it.

    ————

    Since you are writing here I assume you have access to google.

    “reflecting or exhibiting hatred, dislike, mistrust, or mistreatment of women.”

    Read the texts

  70. bleedingfacemask says: Oct 6, 2016 12:40 PM

    In other words, the known bully Richie Incognito has just reaffirmed that he is a member of the Basket of Deplorables.

  71. bullcharger says: Oct 6, 2016 12:44 PM

    macneileric says:
    Oct 6, 2016 11:03 AM
    Last I checked, Brady and Kraft both support the Donald yet I don’t see anyone complaining about that…

    ———-

    It could divide a few locker rooms before all this is over.

  72. joenash72 says: Oct 6, 2016 12:46 PM

    Rex and Donald will have plenty of time to pal around come the end of 2016.

    Neither will have a job😉

  73. blynch67 says: Oct 6, 2016 12:55 PM

    EverybodySucks2016

    Check it out, lol.

  74. digitalsasquatch says: Oct 6, 2016 1:21 PM

    Political punditry from a overgrown boy named Richie. SMH

  75. shlort says: Oct 6, 2016 1:54 PM

    I am no Trump supporter, but liberalization will destroy this country if it not removed from politics. We’ve had 8 years of liberalization and it has gotten us nowhere.

    As an example of backward, liberal thinking. Be in favor of illegal immigration. Then complain about low wages. Well illegal immigrants are driving down wages because they will work for far less than a citizen can legally be paid. How can anyone support liberal ideology?

    Another example. Talk about lack of jobs, then support free trade agreements which encourage US business to relocate outside of the USA.

    I could go in and on. The media is manipulating the masses and 90% or more of the media wants liberalization.

  76. abninf says: Oct 6, 2016 2:04 PM

    The unnamed player sounds pretty closed minded.

  77. cubb1 says: Oct 6, 2016 2:55 PM

    It figures Incognito would support trump. Bullies gotta stick together in this PC world we live in now.

  78. rcali says: Oct 6, 2016 3:40 PM

    Clinton’s rule the media, FBI, Attorney General, and maybe soon the Supreme Court. What could possible go wrong! Be careful folks. Clinton’s have shown to be untouchable and that is some scary power.

  79. mortymcfearson says: Oct 6, 2016 3:55 PM

    Make the Bills great again

  80. yyyass says: Oct 6, 2016 4:42 PM

    Trump, tough? You’ve got to be kidding. He’s a born-rich pansy cheater and scam artist. Shirked the draft with a bone spur. Insults dead veterans parents and picks on women, and fantasizes and banging his own daughter? That’s “tough”??

  81. pwb44 says: Oct 6, 2016 5:42 PM

    It is odd that you did not mention that Tom Brady is a Trump supporter or examine whether that is affecting the Pats’ lockeroom.

    Odd.

    Oh wait, I forgot. You have two different agendas.

  82. zoumonkie says: Oct 6, 2016 5:57 PM

    Hillary is the problems, always has been and always will be as long as she’s on life support

  83. jmd0722 says: Oct 6, 2016 6:01 PM

    How could the owner of the Bills hire such a deplorable person as Rex and his worthless brother? No only is this guy a loser as a coach but also a loser as a person. Feel sorry for the Bills fans, going to be a long season.

  84. allamer1 says: Oct 7, 2016 7:20 AM

    The players who will let the coach’s choice for President divide the locker room are closed minded and too full of themselves. It’s not like football players are really informed about politics, and yet they think that their choice is the only right choice. Being good at football doesn’t reflect knowledge of the serious issues facing our nation.

  85. Dr. Claw says: Oct 7, 2016 7:41 AM

    To correct a comment I read above: there is a major difference between what Kaepernick is doing vs. what Rex is doing. Kaepernick is taking a stand, knowing it will be unpopular with swaths of the (mentally immature) population against a social injustice. Rex is front running for a disastrous political candidate, the political equivalent of jumping on the Patriots bandwagon in the 2001 political season. There is no courage in what Rex is doing.

    And if you’re a Bills fan, being a bandwagon Pats fan is probably one of the worst things you can be (next to being a Dolphins fan of any degree).

    Also, Richie Incognito being on any NFL team is a disgrace. He and Riley Cooper (thankfully no longer on the Eagles) should be deported to the TFL (Toilet Football League), never to grace a gainfully-employing athletic organization again.

  86. killerbill says: Oct 7, 2016 8:33 AM

    Hmmm….Make a political statement by not standing for the national anthem while on the job and being nationally televised, perfectly OK because you’re “expressing” yourself; Make political statements while NOT on the job, NOT OK…

  87. idpfantasyfootball says: Oct 7, 2016 12:52 PM

    Maybe Rex and Richie are supporters of Trump because they are afraid that their jobs will be “outsourced” to India, China, the Philippines, Eastern Europe, or *shocker* – …Canada

    Anyone that thinks that the Bills franchise is safely entrenched in Buffalo is as delusional as Hillary’s supporters beliefs that her numerous State Dept failures somehow qualify her for the top office.

  88. tigersfandan says: Oct 7, 2016 4:20 PM

    Dr. Claw says:
    Oct 7, 2016 7:41 AM
    To correct a comment I read above: there is a major difference between what Kaepernick is doing vs. what Rex is doing. Kaepernick is taking a stand, knowing it will be unpopular with swaths of the (mentally immature) population against a social injustice. Rex is front running for a disastrous political candidate, the political equivalent of jumping on the Patriots bandwagon in the 2001 political season. There is no courage in what Rex is doing.
    _________________________________________

    Read the comments. It does take courage to support Trump. Misguided courage, to be sure, but still courage.

    Your opinion is totally biased and you aren’t even trying to be objective.

    To further play devil’s advocate, permit me to inquire as to why almost nobody has pointed out that at least Incognito and Rex actually had the guts to put their name behind their views? The supposedly open-minded players criticizing their coach for his political beliefs? Totally anonymous.

  89. billfchew says: Oct 10, 2016 9:24 AM

    Rex and Incognito are what Hillary meant by a basket of deplorables.

  90. mrmcdougle says: Oct 10, 2016 10:13 AM

    If I had to pick one Bills player who would be supporting Trump, I would have put money on Incognito.

    Rex seems like a nice enough guy, just a little confused.

  91. brewster1 says: Oct 11, 2016 9:03 AM

    If you claim to be friends with someone, and the fact that (s)he supports a candidate you do not changes how you view that person, you are NOT friends. You are small-minded and petty.

    Everyone is entitled to support any candidate. I am all in on the Libertarian Party and am certainly voting for Gary Johnson. I have plenty of friends who support Trump, and plenty of friends who support Clinton. The fact that they support a candidate that I do not support does not change how I view them in any way, shape or form. I just disagree with them.
    ________________________________________
    I’m sorry, but I do not believe you. I want to. Truly. But there is no way in hell that someone in the USA in 2016 can have friends who support Trump and other friends who support Clinton and even other friends who support Johnson. There’s just no way based on how you defined friends above. I’m sorry. I call BS.

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