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    Jake Fromm comments

    He’s trending on Twitter as I type. Not sure if this is Bills related or Political.
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    Re: Jake Fromm comments

    JOAS, that is DUMB. Incredibly DUMB.
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    Re: Jake Fromm comments

    Shortly after images of the texts were posted online, Fromm released an apology and said he had also apologized in a team meeting.

    “I am extremely sorry that I chose to use the words ‘elite white people’ in a text message conversation,” Fromm wrote. “Although I never meant to imply that I am an ‘elite white person,’ as *****d later in the conversation, there’s no excuse for that word choice and sentiment. While it was poor, my heart is not. Now, more than ever, is the time for support and togetherness and I stand against racism 100%. I promise to commit myself to being a part of the solution in this country. I addressed my teammates and coaches in a team meeting today and I hope they see this incident is not representative of the person I am. Again, I’m truly sorry for my words and actions and humbly ask for forgiveness.”

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    Re: Jake Fromm comments

    Political correctness bull****, sounds like to me.

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    Re: Jake Fromm comments

    Sounded tongue in cheek.

    But given what's happening in current events, this is about the worst possible timing for it to leak.
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    Re: Jake Fromm comments

    Sounded like he meant "white people who are elite" not "all white people are elite." In any case, unless a bunch of people come out and say he was racist to them or said racist things, the apology and maybe some sensitivity training is enough for me.
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    Re: Jake Fromm comments

    Quote Originally Posted by Goobylal View Post
    Sounded like he meant "white people who are elite" not "all white people are elite." In any case, unless a bunch of people come out and say he was racist to them or said racist things, the apology and maybe some sensitivity training is enough for me.
    To be fair it is not what is enough for you that counts.

    If his Black teammates want him gone, he is gone.

    You are not going to divide the locker room over a redneck rookie back up QB.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Haile SpikedLemonade View Post
    To be fair it is not what is enough for you that counts.

    If his Black teammates want him gone, he is gone.

    You are not going to divide the locker room over a redneck rookie back up QB.
    True it's what his teammates thing. I'm just giving my opinion. If no one steps forward and says he said or did racist things to him/her, it's just a dumb text line and a teaching moment.

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    Re: Jake Fromm comments

    He should be mob beaten for making a tasteless joke, kneel on him to show him how it feels.

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    Re: Jake Fromm comments

    So as far as we know, he's never said or done a racist thing other than this weak attempt at humor. And for that his life and career should be ruined? I weep for this country.

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    Re: Jake Fromm comments

    Ian Rapoport notes that the team is aware of the matter. "He was wrong and admitted it to us. We don't condone what he said." Rapoport adds that Fromm asked for the opportunity to address the matter to the coaches and teammates today at a team meeting, which he did.

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    Re: Jake Fromm comments

    Just dumb comments to make and even worse judgement to send comments like that to somebody who then leaked it.
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    Re: Jake Fromm comments

    The timing certainly is interesting to say the least

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    Re: Jake Fromm comments

    That's 2 of 3 QBs on or roster busted for this.....is Barkley next?

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    Re: Jake Fromm comments

    It’s his private texts. It’s complete bs. Let’s all of us black and white release our text messages publically and see who can stand without guilt of saying something inappropriate.

    Our country is such a mess.

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    Well, it just got easier for us to stash him on the practice squad because everybody else to going to put a little more thought into it before poaching him.
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    Re: Jake Fromm comments

    Quote Originally Posted by imbondz View Post
    It’s his private texts. It’s complete bs. Let’s all of us black and white release our text messages publically and see who can stand without guilt of saying something inappropriate.

    Our country is such a mess.
    I’m confused, is that supposed to be some type of justification? It’s ok admonish what was an inappropriate *****ment and poor judgement.

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    What he said was stupid. But It’s also messed up his private texts were made public and now he might get fired. Cancel culture is a joke.

    All I’m saying is that If all our texts were made public we’d all be fired according to this jacked up cancel culture thinking.

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    Re: Jake Fromm comments

    It would be mortifying for anyone to have their private text messages, sent in confidence, to be illuminated for public consumption without any real context.

    And a lack of context is particularly bad for dark humor or tongue in cheek material.

    In his case I hope it was just a joke that bombed instead of an accurate reflection of his beliefs.

    Right now it's bad optics but I'm sure he'll do and say the right things to make it blow over.

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    Re: Jake Fromm comments

    Quote Originally Posted by JoeMama View Post
    It would be mortifying for anyone to have their private text messages, sent in confidence, to be illuminated for public consumption without any real context.

    And a lack of context is particularly bad for dark humor or tongue in cheek material.

    In his case I hope it was just a joke that bombed instead of an accurate reflection of his beliefs.

    Right now it's bad optics but I'm sure he'll do and say the right things to make it blow over.
    I'd put more stock in what his non-white (blacks are not the only non-whites in the world) teammates have to say about him and whether he did or said anything racist to them. Versus ruining his life and career over a bad joke where a) he also singles-out non-elite whites, and then claims he's not elite.

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