Chris Kluwe’s form of protest.
For all NFL games this week and next week, teams will wear a 50th anniversary patch for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
It’s a nice gesture and I think it’s really appropriate to honor the history of the game.
But as you can see from the above picture, Vikings punter Chris Kluwe feels that the Hall of Fame is discrediting Ray Guy.
Jackson was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1993.
In this week’s Sports Illustrated, the magazine is doing their annual “Where Are They Now?” series and one of the former athletes they’re featuring is Hall of Fame baseball legend Reggie Jackson.
In the piece, Jackson has some choice words about the current selection process into the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
“I didn’t see Kirby Puckett as a Hall of Famer. I didn’t see Gary Carter as a Hall of Famer. I didn’t see Don Sutton as a Hall of Famer. I didn’t see Phil Niekro as a Hall of Famer. As much as I like Jim Rice, I’m not so sure he’s a Hall of Famer.” What about Bert Blyleven? “No. No, no, no, no,” Jackson says. “Blyleven wasn’t even the dominant pitcher of his era — it was Jack Morris.”