@NOLAWhitney504 a billion times… YES.
— Gerry Dorsey (@hermitary) September 6, 2016
Baltimore Ravens tight end Benjamin Watson recently tore his Achilles tendon in a preseason game against the Detroit Lions, leaving his prospects for the 2016-2017 season — and his NFL career — up in the air:
— Benjamin Watson (@BenjaminSWatson) August 31, 2016
But Watson is nothing if not an optimist, and he’s not ruling out a return to the gridiron. His recovery has also given him time to reflect on a great deal, and last night, he shared his thoughts regarding the Kaepernick controversy — and its bigger-picture meaning:
I will not have the opportunity to kneel this Sunday when the National Anthem is being played…https://t.co/rY4sIUu1Rb
— Benjamin Watson (@BenjaminSWatson) September 6, 2016
Read the whole thing. Seriously.
Wow. Bravo, sir.
— Strick 9 (@SpiderStrick) September 6, 2016
— Ted Laatz, MBA (@Ted_Laatz) September 6, 2016
— Linda Lue ? (@Weavingthrulife) September 6, 2016
— Jordan (@JordanJ05) September 6, 2016
@Gil_Brandt well put and thank you for your words!
— Middleton (@Hetfield0048) September 6, 2016
— DavidSM_24 (@DavidSM_24) September 6, 2016
@jayfeely dude this is so eloquently stated
— Pete G (@pgaustad73) September 6, 2016
You are the real deal, brother. Thank you for pursuing righteousness in the midst of these turbulent times in our nation.
— Antonio Rael (@antoniorael1090) September 6, 2016
Thank you. Would go a long way to healing the rifts that divide us if more people thought this way.
— #Resist The (D) Mob (@ConservaTX) September 6, 2016
You are the definition of leadership. You speak, we listen. Thank you for sharing, thank you for your voice & all you do!
— Michael P. Meadows (@Firehound55) September 6, 2016
@MarkWJZ you are an amazing man and a role model
— ? (@h211E19) September 6, 2016
thank you sir for your voice and thank you for your stand.
— Stacie (@staciecurrent) September 6, 2016
thank you for your words of wisdom and reason brother. God bless!
— IsaacKeller562 (@Isaackeller562) September 6, 2016
So well-spoken! I agree. It's our Hope in God who can restore our nation. Thanks
— Lisa Huber (@huber_lisa) September 6, 2016
@MikeTriplett I always appreciate your character. Thank you.
— Steven Grimble (@smgomg) September 6, 2016
Articulate and convincing. Thank you for standing!
— David Lamb (@davidlamb76) September 6, 2016
Sir, you're commentary is powerful, challenging, and inspirational.
— Brian Adams ⛳️?? (@BrianAdams66) September 6, 2016
"I never forget the ills of America but for a moment I remember its potential." I love this.
— Ethan Kassel (@EthanRKassel) September 6, 2016
no one has responded as eloquently as you just did, thank you for those great words.
— Ryan Brooks (@OlyRBrooks) September 6, 2016
beautifully spoken. Thank you for sharing and wishing you strength on the road to recovery.
— Mike Andersen (@themikeandersen) September 6, 2016