Majority of Texans players kneel after owner Bob McNair's 'inmates' remark

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Players had been planning some form of protest for Sunday in response to his "inmates" comments, with some reports saying they even considered peeling the Texans logo of their helmets.

Out of respect for Houston Texans' owner Bob McNair, players on the Texans haven't kneeled in protest through their first six games of the season.

"I was referring to the relationship between the league office and team owners and how they have been making significant strategic decisions affecting our league without adequate input from ownership over the past few years", McNair said.

McNair issued an apology on Saturday, essentially stating that he's bad at metaphors.

The league-wide protests began early in the 2016 season when Colin Kaepernick chose to take a knee during the national anthem to protest police brutality and inequality against minorities.

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Owners did not vote to change a policy that would require players to stand for the anthem during that meeting.

"As I said yesterday, I was not referring to our players when I made a very regretful comment during the owners meetings last week", McNair said in a statement released Saturday.

Six players visibly protested at the game between the San Francisco 49ers and Philadelphia Eagles, The Associated Press reported, and San Diego Chargers offensive tackle Russell Okung raised a fist during the anthem before a game in MA.

"I think it angered a lot of players, including myself", Texans offensive lineman Duane Brown told reporters on Friday. Since then, players all across the league have come out against his comments. Many players held hands.

About ten players stood with their hands over their hearts, according to The Houston Chronicle.

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