Torrey Smith Responds to Donald Trump Disinviting Eagles to White House

Carolina Panthers wide receiver Torrey Smith, who played for the Philadelphia Eagles last season, wants to set the record straight about liescoming from the White House.
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Smith reacted to the sitting president’s decision to rescind an invitation to the Super Bowl champion Eagles to celebrate their victory over the New England Patriots on Tuesday. The receiver pointed out Donald Trump failed to grasp why many Eagles weren’t planning on attending and is spreading a false narrative that players are anti military:

There are a lot of people on the team that have plenty of different views. The men and women that wanted to go should’ve been able to go. It’s a cowardly act to cancel the celebration because the majority of the people don’t want to see you. To make it about the anthem is foolish

You have to stand proudly for the national anthem, he said. You shouldn’t be playing, you shouldn’t be there. Maybe you shouldn’t be in the country.

The topic was a major talking point during the 2017 season, especially after Trump suggested at a rally NFL owners should get that son of a bitch off the field right nowif a player knelt during the anthem.

Those guys obviously have been talked about a lot, their ability, Boone said. But it’s a credit to both of those guys and who they are and their makeup, and also credit the organization for preparing them very well in the minor leagues so that when this opportunity has come now, they’re ready for it. Authentic D.J. Humphries Jersey You feel great about both players in the toughest of situations.

A third player lacking in general major league experience also had Boone and his club feeling optimistic Saturday. The game’s starting pitcher, 25-year-old Domingo German, rallied from a rough first frame to cap a mostly masterful performance over six innings.

In the most extensive action of Womens Shilique Calhoun Jersey his young career, German has pitched in 11 games, getting action both as a starter and a reliever. He entered the rotation a month ago, when fellow starter Jordan Montgomery went down because of an elbow injury, which ultimately resulted in season-ending surgery Thursday.