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Texans' Brown: McNair told players he was unhappy with Obama's election

theScore logo theScore 10/28/2017

Bob McNair wearing a suit and tie © Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports / Reuters Houston Texans left tackle Duane Brown says that his team's owner, Bob McNair, has made controversial comments regarding players prior to his recent remarks about "inmates running the prison."

Brown, who recently returned from a holdout, says that after Barack Obama was elected as President of the United States in 2008, McNair expressed to players that he did not share their excitement.

"He came to talk to the team," Brown told Pro Football Talk's Mike Florio, regarding the owner. "He was visibly upset about it. He said, 'I know a lot of y'all are happy right now, but it's not the outcome that some of us were looking for.' That was very shocking to me."

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Brown recounted after Los Angles Clippers owner Donald Sterling was ousted from his position over racists comments, McNair shared a rather troubling opinion with the Texans players.

"The message was more to be careful who you have private conversations with, because things that you think are confidential can spread like wildfire," Brown said. "In my mind, it would probably have been better if he said 'don't be a racist' instead of 'be a racist in private and make sure it doesn't get out.'"

Brown says that since he began protesting during the national anthem last season, McNair hasn't had anything to so say to him.

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