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Morning-walkthrough: March 16, 2012

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Morning-walkthrough: March 16, 2012

With the Dolphins out of the running for Peyton Manning, they're going all in with Matt Flynn. Mark Sanchez - who may not be the most effective quarterback in the National. Football. League. But is at least a seemingly earnest kid - says he and Santonio Holmes are good now. Unfortunately for the Jets, the game's aren't played in March. Mike Holmgren's kicking rocks over the Browns not getting a fair shot at making a deal with the Rams to move up for RG3. Am I the only guy on the planet who thinks Colt McCoy is not a complete lost cause? I am? Damn. Peanut butter jelly time. Mario Williams is coming to the AFC East, which will make things fun. Houston, they have a problem. (Actually, they'll most likely be fine, I just thought that was the thing to type.

NFL owners release statements on Trump comments

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NFL owners release statements on Trump comments

President Donald Trump's comments about NFL players and his tweeted dis-invite of the Warriors led to some prominent athletes to speak out. Now NFL franchises and their owners are weighing in.

At a rally in Alabama on Friday night, Trump said NFL owners should fire players who kneel during the national anthem. And he encouraged NFL fans to walk out of games in protest. 

“Wouldn’t you love to see one of these NFL owners, when somebody disrespects our flag, you’d say, ’Get that son of a bitch off the field right now. Out! He’s fired,” Trump told the rally. 

He also lamented that football has become less violent.

“They’re ruining the game,” he complained.