Originally written on Diehardsport  |  Last updated 11/18/14
Three pretty prominent NFL players made some controversial tweets about the George Zimmerman trial and then went on to delete those tweets afterwards.  Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White has been known for his controversial tweets, and Saturday night was no exception as he suggested the jurors kill themselves. Someone obviously told Roddy to clean up his Twitter feed because this morning he issued an apology. I understand my tweet last nite was extreme. I never meant for the people to do that. I was shocked and upset about the verdict. I am sorry. — Roddy White (@roddywhiteTV) July 14, 2013 New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz also chimed in with a tweet he quickly deleted as well. My tweet last night was my initial interpretation of the reaction I was reading on twitter.I immediately realized my tweet was a mistake and — Victor Cruz (@TeamVic) July 14, 2013 I apologize, that's why I deleted it. I believe conversation not confrontation leads to change and progress. ...
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  • No wonder why Football players have so bad reputation. (Some of them, not the majority of course.) See the criminal charged filed recently against a few of them. The comments are so dangerously stupid. This Cruz is either a moron to send a call for murder and apologize later or a dangerous maniac...Shame on him...don't send something so ominous, even out of anger, if you don't mean it...this is how tragedies happen...stop with the politics...get over the white and black thing...move on...the situation would have been the opposite, the Spanish the attacker and the black American the one who fights for his life, the verdict would have been the same...trust the facts and the professionals...such hypocrisy and stupidity!!! It is always tragic when a death occurs...if this boy should have been guided better by his family and friends...he would not have fought, or stopped when he was beating the other man, or he would have ran away...violence brings violence...

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