Michael David Smith
When Saints quarterback Malcolm Jenkins heard Drew Brees conflate kneeling during the national anthem with disrespecting America, he was not happy. But Jenkins believes the fallout from that was productive.
Jenkins said Monday on The Daily Show that he hopes more Americans, black and white alike, will sit down and have honest conversations like he had with Brees.
“I think my interaction with Drew is a microcosm to what we need to do as a country,” Jenkins said, via Nola.com.
Jenkins said he gave Brees an honest account of how he felt when he heard Brees’ comments, and Brees listened...