Dallas Cowboys rookie Micah Parsons has apologized this week. For the social media posts that have upset some NFL fans who think they have no respect for the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
Parsons, who will wear the No. 11 shirt, has reposted a photo on his Instagram account featuring veteran teammate Jaylon Smith, who recently changed his uniform to the No. 9.
The caption reads, “9-11 is horrible,” according to TheSpun.com.
The 22-year-old Parsons said he was referring to what has the potential to be one of the NFL’s best linebackers and key to turning the Cowboys’ defense in the year. Bad 2020 in the past
But many fans read it as a reference to a terrorist attack.
“The guy is sick,”; Parsons wrote on Twitter Thursday. “I have never disrespected my country. [way!] I support my teammates and my jersey number! Veterinarians and newbies! If you commit any offense, I apologize to everyone and everyone involved.”
Smith wears No. 9 at Notre Dame and will reportedly pay nearly six figures to purchase the remaining inventory of the No. 54 jersey and jersey. The revised NFL rules have expanded the use of single digits beyond defenders and specialists. Encourage many players in the league to change their numbers.
Parsons was named 12th in the 2021 NFL Draft after some teams including the Giants Surpassed the best defensive position in the class due to character concerns that extended back to high school. when he allegedly shouted “Gun!” in the cafeteria and was suspended for “Inciting a riot”