referring to (0:41)PHOENIX — New York Giants wide receiver Brandon Marshall addressed NFL owners, coaches and executives Monday morning, telling the group on behalf of players: “Our relationship could be so much better.”
Marshall also weighed in on several other topics facing the league, including the Oakland Raiders’ pending move to Las Vegas and his new teammate, Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr.On Las Vegas: “It’s business, right?
“A lot of times when you think about Las Vegas, you just think about the strip, right?
They may not like me saying this, but Las Vegas is a beautiful place.
San Francisco 49ers owner Jed York tweeted that it was “easily the best speech I’ve heard at an NFL meeting.”
as informed in And they thought it was important for a player to come up and give a player’s perspective and talk about the relationship between owners and players.
And it’s important for us to continue to do things like we did last year of giving the players more voice.
And it not only gave people outside of the game the opportunity to see who we really were but also people in the game.
And not only at the owners meetings, but any time we’re talking football, we should have players at the table.
It gave the world and our fans in the NFL an opportunity to see that we are people and we’re not just gladiators.
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Brandon Marshall to NFL owners: Bridge the gap with players; talks Vegas and Odell
Easily the best speech I’ve heard at an @NFL meeting.
PHOENIX — Giants receiver Brandon Marshall was the only player invited to speak to NFL owners, coaches and team executives Monday at the annual league meeting.
And his message was to make sure “that the gap between the players and owners is bridged.”Apparently, he was quite impressive, according to 49ers owner Jed York.
Next year he’s not going to be perfect, and the year after that he’s not going to be perfect.
“I just want to make sure the players are protected,” Marshall said.
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