Drew Brees Apologises For Insensitive Comments

New Orleans QB Drew Brees has apologised for his comments made on Wednesday, following his opposition to NFL kneeling protests. After receiving backlash from fellow sports stars including Lebron James and Malcolm Jenkins.

“I made comments that were insensitive and completely missed the mark on the issues we are facing right now as a country,” said Brees in an apology on Instagram

“I recognise that I should do less talking and more listening… and when the black community is talking about their pain, we all need to listen. For that, I am very sorry and I ask your forgiveness.”