“There are probably five or six really elite defensive players when we’re picking,” DeCosta said. Both Brown and Peters

prominent African American sports stars is simply a evolution in what they see as a deeply suspect position on race, following his “Birther” crusade against former President Barack Obama and his failure to swiftly condemn white supremacists after violence in Charlottesville.But the President insisted on Sunday that he’s simply standing up for the flag as he voices sentiments that he says are felt deeply by many people, who he says are turned off that football has been entwined with political statements.”I’ve never said anything about race.