“I love football but I’m not part of the NFL,” James told ESPN following the Cleveland Cavaliers’ practice at famed on Sunday. “I don’t represent the NFL. I don’t know their rules and regulations. But I do know Kaep is getting a wrongdoing, I do know that. Just watching, he’s an NFL player. He’s an NFL player and you see all these other quarterbacks out there and players out there that get all these second and third chances that are nowhere near as talented as him. It just feels like he’s been blackballed out of the NFL. So, I definitely do not respect that.”
Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey had a statement on his cleats Sunday when his team faced LeBron James’ hometown Cleveland Browns. James saw the move and wanted to show Ramsey some love.
The NFL owners have considered other successors. A confidant of one owner reached out to gauge whether Adam Silver, the NBA commissioner, would be interested in running the NFL, to which Silver immediately said no.