Texans players may remove team logo from helmets in protest

Texans players met late Saturday to discuss how to protest as a team against Houston’s owner Bob McNair over his controversial “inmates running the prison” comment.

“The players could decide to all kneel together, and also discussed peeling the Texans decal off of their helmets or raising their fists,” according to ESPN.

Whatever their demonstration winds up being, it won’t be revealed before the game against the Seahawks.

McNair apologized for his words multiple time this weekend, saying: “I am truly sorry to the players for how this has impacted them and the perception that it has created of me, which could not be further from the truth.”

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Chairman of the New York Giants Steve Tisch arrives for the NFL owners meeting in New York City, NY, U.S. October 17, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
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Owner of the Jacksonville Jaguars Shahid Khan arrives for the NFL owners meeting in New York City, U.S., October 17, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
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When the owner’s full quote on players protesting the national anthem, “We can’t have inmates running the prison,” was made public by ESPN Friday, Texans players considered a walkout.

Both DeAndre Hopkins and D’Onta Foreman were listed on the injury report and didn’t practice after the comments, but a source told ESPN the real reason why stemmed from McNair’s words.

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