Drew Brees Apologizes for ‘Insensitive’ Comments About Kneeling During National Anthem After Sharp Criticism from Teammates and Other Athletes

Drew Brees Apologizes for ‘Insensitive’ Comments About Kneeling During National Anthem After Sharp Criticism from Teammates and Other Athletes

Drew Brees apologized Thursday for comments that were “insensitive and completely missed the mark” when he reiterated his opposition to Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling during the national anthem in 2016, drawing sharp criticism from fellow high-profile athletes and others in the wake of George Floyd’s death.