NFL's 1 Muslim owner spills it on (old) colleagues who don't think they're racist!

Jul 2015
Big surprise. What I didn't know was the fellow NFL owners tried to BLOCK HIM from buying the team. Yeah, that's a surprise. And I'm from Jacksonville. I thought MONEY always preceded someone into a room.

NFL’s only Muslim owner spills the beans on his colleagues: ’85-year-old guys who don’t think they’re racist’

13 OCT 2017 AT 14:08 ET


Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shahid Khan on sidelines at London game- via Twitter
[FONT=&amp]The owner of the NFL’s Jacksonville Jaguars was remarkably blunt talking about his fellow owners in a talk at an executive conference in Chicago, saying they have no idea how racist they are.

According to Crain’s Chicago Business, Jaguars owner Shahid Khan had a few things to say about the NFL in general and President Donald Trump specifically in the wake of the firestorm the president created after calling ex-NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick a “son of a bitch” for protesting police brutality at NFL games.

Speaking at the forum, Khan, the NFL’s only non-white owner who also happens to be a Muslim, explained the difficulties he had in purchasing an NFL franchise, including an ill-fated attempt to buy the LA Rams when they were still in St. Louis.

“You’ve got a bunch of 85-year-old guys who don’t think they’re racist, but they are racist,” Khan stated, with his spokesperson later clarifying his comments saying Khan was relaying what “others were telling him back then, not what he personally thought.”

Khan then focused on Trump, calling the president the “great divider,” despite having given him $1 million for his inauguration...

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