“I’m just lucky to be here to be able to speak about it. At any moment, I could’ve constructed the wrong decision whether to move, or( if police) felt like I was defying or doing something wrong, and the Seahawks would be wearing the patch with No. 72 on it, ” he said, referencing a common style NFL teams
memorialize players they’ve lost.
“I try to tell my daughters every single day that they matter, ” he continued late Wednesday, hanging his head for a few seconds before sighing and walking out of the news conference.
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