This past week, the NFL became a more political topic than any time we can remember. There is more than enough material on this topic to fill a podcast, but we will not do so this week and this statement is going to be our only comment on the matter until further notice.
We started The Football Fignuts because we love football, we love fantasy football and we wanted a platform to share what we love. We did this to have a good time and share some of our experience. We did not start this podcast to discuss politics or our feelings on protests by players. We did venture into the Colin Kapernick conversation and Britt posted his thoughts just last week on the situation, but we have done our best to keep the politics out of the podcast and will continue to do so. There are a ton of podcasts out there that deal with the world of politics, we will let them cover the events of this past weekend.
However, we also understand that ignoring the topic altogether can come across as apathetic. We want our listeners to know that we are not avoiding the topic, but merely sticking to what we came here to do: drink beer, talk football, allow the occasional distraction/story. Its what we do, we love doing it and we are thrilled you’ve come along for the ride.
Anything beyond this, we leave to Dan Patrick, we both thought he summed it up better than anyone else: