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Malcolm Jenkins: NFL owes Colin Kaepernick better apology, action for 2020 season

Malcolm Jenkins: NFL owes Colin Kaepernick better apology, action for 2020 season

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell surprised some last week when he released an 81-second video admitting the league had erred by objecting to peaceful player protests in 2016.

Goodell encouraged players to speak up and peacefully protest this season, amid nationwide protests against institutional racism.

But former Eagles safety and current New Orleans Saint Malcolm Jenkins thinks Goodell didn't do enough to address one specific person: Colin Kaepernick.

Goodell's statement notably didn't mention Kaepernick, the man who started the wave of peaceful protests in the NFL in 2016 and was subsequently shunned from the league. That didn't sit well with Jenkins, who believes Kaepernick deserves more from Goodell and the NFL in terms of apologies and amends.

Here's Jenkins giving his take Tuesday on CBS This Morning:

I still don't think they've gotten it right. Until they apologize, specifically, to Colin Kaepernick, or assign him to a team, I don't think that they will end up on the right side of history. 

At the end of the day, they've listened to their players, they've donated money, they've created an Inspire Change platform - they've tried to do things up to this point. But it's been one player in particular that they have ignored, and not acknowledged, and that's Colin Kaepernick.

Jenkins, already one of the league's most active and vocal proponents of social reform and justice, has been particularly active in recent weeks.

He marched with Philadelphians in Center City to protest the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, and he called out new teammate Drew Brees for not listening to black people who are protesting continued institutional racism in the United States.

Kaepernick, who hasn't played in the NFL since 2016, is currently training "as if he'll be on an NFL roster in 2020". In 2016, he started 11 games and threw 16 touchdowns to four interceptions, averaging 6.8 yards per attempt, on a very bad 49ers team.

Whether the NFL will do anything to make sure he has a chance to play again remains to be seen.

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Roger Goodell makes statement as NFL admits fault, says it supports players' right to protest

Roger Goodell makes statement as NFL admits fault, says it supports players' right to protest

A day after some of the NFL’s biggest black stars called on their league to condemn racism and support their fight, the NFL has responded. 

In a 1:21 video, commissioner Roger Goodell did just that. 

Goodell gave his condolences to the families of those who have lost their lives to police brutality and then offered up the following statement: 

While Goodell didn’t specifically mention Colin Kaepernick, it seems like the NFL will not fight players who wish to demonstrate during the national anthem. In fact, Goodell said the NFL will “encourage all to speak out and peacefully protest.” 

Kaepernick began his peaceful protest nearly four years ago, back in 2016. 

This video from Goodell and the strong statement from the league comes just a day after Patrick Mahomes, Michael Thomas, Odell Beckham Jr. and more created a video asking for this type of response from the league. To the league’s credit, it came pretty promptly. 

In time, we’ll see what this means. It’s been an emotional week in the United States and this feels like a good start. But it also feels like a beginning for the NFL, a jumping off point. As far as players are concerned, this can’t be an empty statement. We’ll find out soon enough if there will be actions to back these words. 

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2020 NFL draft order: Full round-by-round order of selection from round 1 through 7

2020 NFL draft order: Full round-by-round order of selection from round 1 through 7

The first round of the 2020 NFL Draft is in the books. Three of the first six picks were quarterbacks and Andy Reid loves Hawaiian shirts. It was a long, eventful evening.

The first 32 selections are below as well as the remaining six rounds in current draft order.

Here is the complete draft order after one round.

Round One

1. Cincinnati Bengals: Joe Burrow, QB, LSU
2. Washington Redskins: Chase Young, DE, Ohio State
3. Detroit Lions: Jeff Okudah, CB, Ohio State
4. New York Giants: Andrew Thomas, OT, Georgia
5. Miami Dolphins: Tua Tagovailoa, QB, Alabama
6. Los Angeles Chargers: Justin Herbert, QB, Oregon
7. Carolina Panthers: Derrick Brown, DT, Auburn
8. Arizona Cardinals: Isaiah Simmons, OLB, Clemson
9. Jacksonville Jaguars: CJ Henderson, CB, Florida
10. Cleveland Browns: Jedrick Wills Jr., OT, Alabama
11. New York Jets: Mekhi Becton, OT, Louisville
12. Las Vegas Raiders: Henry Ruggs III, WR, Alabama
13. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Tristan Wirfs, OT, Iowa
14. San Francisco 49ers: Javon Kinlaw, DT, South Carolina
15. Denver Broncos:  Jerry Jeudy, WR, Alabama
16. Atlanta Falcons: A.J. Terrell, CB, Clemson
17. Dallas Cowboys: CeeDee Lamb, WR, Oklahoma
18. Miami Dolphins: Austin Jackson, T, USC
19. Las Vegas Raiders: Damon Arnette, CB, Ohio State
20. Jacksonville Jaguars: K'Lavon Chaisson, OLB, LSU
21. Philadelphia Eagles: Jalen Reagor, WR, TCU
22. Minnesota Vikings: Justin Jefferson, WR, LSU
23. Los Angeles Chargers: Kenneth Murray, ILB, Oklahoma
24. New Orleans Saints: Cesar Ruiz, C, Michigan
25. San Francisco 49ers: Brandon Aiyuk, WR, Arizona State
26. Green Bay Packers: Jordan Love, QB, Utah State
27. Seattle Seahawks: Jordyn Brooks, LB, Texas Tech
28. Baltimore Ravens: Patrick Queen, ILB, LSU
29. Tennessee Titans: Isaiah Wilson, OT, Georgia

30. Miami Dolphins: Noah Igbinoghene, CB, Auburn
31. Minnesota Vikings: Jeff Gladney, CB, TCU
32. Kansas City Chiefs: Clyde Edwards-Helaire, RB, LSU

Round Two

33. Cincinnati Bengals: Tee Higgins, WR, Clemson
34. Indianapolis Colts: Michael Pittman Jr., WR, USC
35. Detroit Lions: D'Andre Swift, RB, Georgia
36. New York Giants: Xavier McKinney, S, Alabama
37. New England Patriots: Kyle Dugger, S, Lenoir-Rhyne
38. Carolina Panthers: Yetur Gross-Matos, DE, Penn State
39 Miami Dolphins: Robert Hunt, T, Louisiana
40. Houston Texans: Ross Blacklock, DT, TCU
41. Indianapolis Colts: Jonathan Taylor, RB, Wisconsin
42. Jacksonville Jaguars: Laviska Shenault, WR, Colorado
43. Chicago Bears: Cole Kmet, TE, Notre Dame
44. Cleveland Browns: Grant Delpit, S, LSU
45. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Antoine Winfield, S, Minnesota
46. Denver Broncos: KJ Hamler, WR, Penn State
47. Atlanta Falcons: Marlon Davidson, DE, Auburn
48. Seattle Seahawks: Darrell Taylor, DE, Tennessee
49. Pittsburgh Steelers: Chase Claypool, WR, Notre Dame
50. Chicago Bears: Jaylon Johnson, CB, Utah
51. Dallas Cowboys: Trevon Diggs, CB, Alabama
52 Los Angeles Rams: Cam Akers, RB, Florida State
53 Philadelphia Eagles: Jalen Hurts, QB, Oklahoma
55. Baltimore Ravens: J.K. Dobbins, RB, Ohio State
56. Miami Dolphins: Raekwon Davis, DT, Alabama
57. Los Angeles Rams: Van Jefferson, WR, Florida
58. Minnesota Vikings: Ezra Cleveland, OT, Boise State
59. New York Jets: Denzel Mims, WR, Baylor
60. New England Patriots: Josh Uche, LB, Michigan
61. Tennessee Titans: Kristian Fulton, CB, LSU
62. Green Bay Packers: AJ Dillon, RB, Boston College
63. Kansas City Chiefs: Willie Gay, ILB, Mississippi State

64. Carolina Panthers: Jeremy Chinn, S, Southern Illinois

Round Three

65. Cincinnati Bengals: Logan Wilson, LB, Wyoming
66. Washington Redskins: Antonio Gibson, WR, Memphis
67. Detroit Lions: Julian Okwara, LB, Notre Dame
68. New York Jets: Ashtyn Davis, S, California
69. Seattle Seahawks: Damien Lewis, G, LSU
70. Miami Dolphins: Brandon Jones, S, Texas
71. Baltimore Ravens: Justin Madubuike,  DT, Texas A&M
72. Arizona Cardinals: Josh Jones, OT, Houston
73. Jacksonville Jaguars: Davon Hamilton, DT, Oio State
74. New Orleans Saints: Zach Baun, LB, Wisconsin
75. Detroit Lions: Jonah Jackson, G, Ohio State
76. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Ke'Shawn Vaughn, RB, Vanderbilt
77. Denver Broncos: Michael Ojemudia, CB, Iowa
78. Atlanta Falcons: Matt Hennessy, C, Temple
79. New York Jets: Jabari Zuniga, DE, Florida
80. Las Vegas Raiders: Lynn Bowden, RB/WR, Kentucky
81. Las Vegas Raiders: Bryan Edwards, WR, South Carolina
82. Dallas Cowboys: Neville Gallimore, DT, Oklahoma
83. Denver Broncos: Lloyd Cushenberry III, C, LSU
85. Indianapolis Colts: Julian Blackmon, S, Utah
86. Buffalo Bills: Zach Moss, RB, Utah
87. New England Patriots: Anfernee Jennings, OLB, Alabama
88. Cleveland Browns: Jordan Elliott, DT, Missouri
89. Minnesota Vikings: Cameron Dantzler, CB, Miss State
90. Houston Texans: Jonathan Greenard, LB, Florida
91. New England Patriots: Devin Asiasi, TE, UCLA
92. Baltimore Ravens: Devin Duvernay, WR, Texas
93. Tennessee Titans: Darrynton Evans, RB, Appalachian State
94. Green Bay Packers: Josiah Deguara, TE, Cincinnati
95. Denver Broncos: McTelvin Agim, DT, Arkansas
96. Kansas City Chiefs: Lucas Niang, T, Texas Christian
97. Cleveland Browns: Jacob Phillips, LB, LSU
98. Baltimore Ravens: Malik Harrison, LB, Ohio State
99. New York Giants: Matt Pert, OT, UConn
100. Las Vegas Raiders: Tanner Muse, LB, Clemson

101. New England Patriots: Dalton Keene, TE, Virginia Tech
102. Pittsburgh Steelers: Alex Highsmith, LB, Charlotte
103. Philadelphia Eagles: Davion Taylor, OLB, Colorado
104. Los Angeles Rams: Terrell Burgess, S, Utah
105. New Orleans Saints: Adam Trautman, TE, Dayton
106. Baltimore Ravens: Tyre Phillips, OT,  Mississippi State

Round Four

107. Cincinnati Bengals: Akeem Davis-Gaither, LB, Appalachian State
108. Washington Redskins: Saahdiq Charles, OT, LSU
109. Las Vegas Raiders: John Simpson, G, Clemson
110. New York Giants: Darnay Holmes, CB, UCLA
111. Miami Dolphins: Solomon Kindley, G, Georgia
112. Los Angeles Chargers: Joshua Kelley, RB, UCLA
113. Carolina Panthers: Troy Pride, CB, Notre Dame
114. Arizona Cardinals: Leki Fotu, DT, Utah
115. Cleveland Browns: Harrison Bryant, TE, Florida Atlantic
116. Jacksonville Jaguars: Ben Bartch, T, St. John's
117. Minnesota Vikings: D.J. Wonnum, DE, South Carolina
118. Denver Broncos: Albert Okwuegbunam , TE, Missouri
119. Atlanta Falcons: Mykal Walker, LB, Fresno State
120. New York Jets: Lamical Perine, RB, Florida
121. Detroit Lions: Logan Stenberg, G, Kentucky
122. Indianapolis Colts: Jacob Eason, QB, Washington
123. Dallas Cowboys: Reggie Robinson II, CB, Tulsa
124. Pittsburgh Steelers: Anthony McFarland Jr., RB, Maryland
125. New York Jets: James Morgan, QB, FIU
126. Houston Texans: Charlie Heck, T, North Carolina
127. Philadelphia Eagles: K'Von Wallace, S, Clemson
128. Buffalo Bills: Gabriel Davis, WR, UCF
129. New York Jets: Cameron Clarke, OT, Charlotte
130. Minnesota Vikings: James Lynch, DT, Baylor
131. Arizona Cardinals (from Houston Texans)
132. Minnesota Vikings: Troy Dye, LB, Oregon
133. Seattle Seahawks: Colby Parkinson, TE, Stanford
134. Atlanta Falcons: Jaylinn Hawkins, S, California
135. Pittsburgh Steelers: Kevin Dotson, G, Louisiana
136. Los Angeles Rams: Bryce Hopkins, TE, Purdue
137. Jacksonville Jaguars: Josiah Scott, DB, Michigan State
138. Kansas City Chiefs: L'Jarius Sneed, S, Louisiana Tech
139 New England Patriots (from Tampa Bay Buccaneers (Compensatory Selection))

140. Jacksonville Jaguars: Shaquille Quarterman, LB, Miami
141. Houston Texans, John Reid, CB, PSU
142. Washington Redskins: Antonio Gandy-Golden, WR, Liberty
143. Baltimore Ravens: Ben Bredeson, G, Michigan
144. Seattle Seahawks: DeeJay Dallas, RB, Miami
145. Philadelphia Eagles: Jack Driscoll, OT, Auburn
Dallas Cowboys: Tyler Biadasz, C, Wisconsin

Round Five

147. Cincinnati Bengals: Khalid Kareem, DE Notre Dame
148. Seattle Seahawks: Alton Robinson, DE, Syracuse
149. Indianapolis Colts: Danny Pinter, G, Ball State
150. New York Giants: Shane Lemieux, G, Oregon

151. Los Angeles Chargers: Joe Reed, WR, Virginia
152. Carolina Panthers: Kenny Robinson, S, West Virginia
153. San Francisco 49ers: Colton McKivit, OT, West Virginia
154. Miami Dolphins: Jason Strowbridge, DE, North Carolina
155. Chicago Bears: Trevis Gipson, DE, Tulsa
156. Washington Redskins: Keith Ismael, C, San Diego State
157. Jacksonville Jaguars: Daniel Thomas, S, Auburn
158. New York Jets: Bryce Hall, CB, Virginia
159. New England Patriots: Justin Rohrwasser, K, Marshal
160. Cleveland Browns: Nick Harris, C, Washington
161. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Tyler Johnson, WR, Minnesota
162. Washington Redskins: Khaleke Hudson, LB, Michigan
163. Chicago Bears: Kindle Vildor, CB, Georgia
164. Miami Dolphins: Curtis Weaver, DE, Boise State
165. Jacksonville Jaguars: Collin Johnson, WR, Texas
166. Detroit Lions: Quintez Cephus, WR, Wisconsin
167. Buffalo Bills: Jake Fromm, QB, Georgia 
168. Philadelphia Eagles: John Hightower, WR, Boise State
169. Minnesota Vikings: Harrison Hand, CB, Temple
170. Baltimore Ravens: Broderick Washington, DT, Texas Tech
171. Houston Texans:Isaiah Coulter, WR, Rhode Island
172. Detroit Lions: Jason Huntley, RB, New Mexico
173. Chicago Bears: Darnell Mooney, WR, Tulane
174. Tennessee Titans: Larrell Murchison, DT, North Carolina
175. Green Bay Packers: Kamal Martin, ILB, Minnesota
176. Minnesota Vikings: K.J. Osborn, WR, Miami
177. Kansas City Chiefs: Michael Danna, DE, Michigan

178. Denver Broncos: Justin Strnad, LB, Wake Forest
179. Dallas Cowboys: Bradlee Anae, DE, Utah

Round Six

180. Cincinnati Bengals: Hakeem Adeniji, G, Kansas
181. Denver Broncos: Netane Muti, G, Fresno State
182. New England Patriots: Cameron Brown, LB, Penn State

183. New York Giants: Cameron Brown, LB, Penn State
184. Carolina Panthers: Bravvion Roy, DT, Baylor
185. Miami Dolphins: Blake Ferguson, LS, LSU
186. Los Angeles Chargers: Alohi Gilman, S, Notre Dame
187. Cleveland Browns: Donovan Peoples-Jones, WR, Michigan
188. Buffalo Bills: Tyer Bass, K, Georgia State
189. Jacksonville Jaguars: Jake Luton, QB, Oregon State
190. San Francisco 49ers: Charlie Woerner, TE, Georgia
191. New York Jets: Braden Mann, P, Texas A&M
192. Green Bay Packers: Jon Runyan, G, Michigan
193. Indianapolis Colts: Rob Windsor, DT, Penn State
194. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Khalil Davis, DT, Nebraska
195. New England Patriots: Jusstin Herron, G, Wake Forest
196. Philadelphia Eagles: Shaun Bradley, LB, Temple
Detroit Lions: John Penisini, DT, Utah
198. Pittsburgh Steelers: Antoine Brooks Jr., S, Maryland
199. Los Angeles Rams: Jordan Fuller, S, Ohio State
200. Philadelphia Eagles: Quez Watkins, WR, Southern Miss.
201. Baltimore Ravens: James Proche, WR, Southern Methodist
202. Arizona Cardinals: Evan Weaver, LB, Cal
203. Minessota Vikings: Blake Brandel, G, Oregon State
204. New England Patriots: Cassh Maluia, LB, Wyoming
205. Minnesota Vikings: Josh Metelus, S, Michigan
206. Jacksonville Jaguars: Tyler Davis, TE, Georgia Tech
207. Buffalo Bills: Isaiah Hodgins, WR, Oregon State
208. Green Bay Packers: Jake Hanson, C, Oregon
209. Green Bay Packers: Simon stepaniak, OT, Indiana

210. Philadelphia Eagles: Prince Tega Wanogho, OT, Auburn
211. Indianapolis Colts: Isaiah Rodgers, DB, Mass.
212. Indianapolis Colts: Dezmon Patmon, WR, Washington State
213. Indianapolis Colts: Jordan Glasgow, LB, Michigan

Round Seven

215. Cincinnati Bengals: Markus Bailey, LB, Purdue
216. Washington Redskins: Kamren Curl, S, Arkansas
217. San Francisco 49ers: Jauan Jennings, WR, Tennessee
218. New York Giants: Carter Coughlin, DE, Minnesota
219. Baltimore Ravens: Geno Stone, S, Iowa
220. Los Angeles Chargers: K.J. Hill, WR, Ohio State
221. Carolina Panthers: Stanley Thomas-Oliver, CB, FIU
222. Arizona Cardinals: Eno Benjamin, RB, Arizona State
223. Jacksonville Jaguars: Chris Claybrooks, CB, Memphis
224. Tennessee Titans: Cole McDonald, QB, Hawaii
225. Minnesota Vikings: Kenny Willekes, DE, Michigan State
226. Chicago Bears: Arlington Hambright, G, Colorado
227. Chicago Bears: Lachavious Simmons, OT, Tennessee State
228. Atlanta Falcons: Sterling Hofrichter, P, Syracuse
229. Washington Redskins: James Smith-Williams, DE, North Carolina State
230. New England Patriots: Dustin Woodard, C, Memphis
231. Dallas Cowboys: Ben DiNucci, QB, JMU
232. Pittsburgh Steelers: Carlos Davis, DT, Nebraska
233. Philadelphia Eagles: Casey Toohill, DE, Stanford
234. Los Angeles Rams: Clay Johnston, LB, Baylor
235. Detroit Lions: Jashon Cornell, DT, Ohio State
236. Green Bay Packers: Vernon Scott, DB, TCU
237. Kansas City Chiefs: Bopete Keyes, CB, Tulane
238. New York Giants: T.J. Brunson, LB, South Carolina
239. Buffalo Bills: Dane Jackson, CB, Pittsburgh

240. New Orleans Saints: Tommy Stevens, QB, Miss. State
241. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Chapelle Russell, LB, Temple
242. Green Bay Packers: Jonathan Garvin, DE, Miami
243. Tennessee Titans: Chris Jackson, DB, Marshall
244. Minnesota Vikings: Nate Stanley, QB, Iowa
245. Tampa Bay: Raymon Calais, RB, Louisville
246. Miami Dolphins: Malcolm Perry, WR, Navy
247. New York Giants: Chris Williamson, CB, Minnesota
248. Los Angeles Rams: Sam Sloman, K, Miami
249. Minnesota Vikings: Brian Cole II, S, Miss. State
250. Los Angeles Rams: Tremayne Anchrum, G, Clemson

251. Seattle Seahawks: Stephen Sullivan, TE, LSU
252. Denver Broncos: Tyrie Cleveland, WR, Florida
253 Minnesota Vikings: Kyle Hinton, G, Washburn
254 Denver Broncos: Derrek Tuszka, DE, North Dakota State
255 New York Giants: Tae Crowder, LB, Georgia