The Jets have cancelled their scheduled Thursday practice in response to the shooting of Jacob Blake.
In response to the Jacob Blake shooting, the Jets have decided not to practice today. The team has provided no further information at this time. This may have been a sudden decision. The practice field was set up for the usual 9:20 start, and some staff... https://t.co/T9hrUdAzJy— Rich Cimini (@RichCimini) August 27, 2020
#Jets players have been involved in emotional discussions over the past two days. CEO Christopher Johnson spoke in a virtual team meeting on Tuesday. Yesterday, Bradley McDougald and Jamison Crowder spoke to reporters, expressing hurt and sharing hope for possible solutions.— Rich Cimini (@RichCimini) August 27, 2020
Powerful words from Jets S Bradley McDougald (@BabyLead) on social injustice and the shooting of Jacob Blake:— Ralph Vacchiano (@RVacchianoSNY) August 27, 2020
"Guys are sick and tired of being sick and tired. We're hurting. I'm an African American man. That easily could've been me"
Last night NBA and MLB games were postponed.
The Jets have been joined by numerous other teams in the NFL in cancelling today’s practice.
Packers and Bears have both postponed morning practices, joining Washington, the Colts and Jets on the sidelines.— Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) August 27, 2020