The NFL plans to contest the lawsuit filed against the league on behalf of Aaron Hernandez’s daughter and stressed Friday that any attempt to cast Hernandez as a victim is misguided.
McCarron started three games during the 2015 season when Dalton went down with a thumb injury and played well in his time as the team’s signal-caller, but he wants nothing to do with the talk that he should replace Dalton after Cincinnati failed to score a touchdown through the first two games.
“I wish people would, in this city, would back him and go with it,” he said. “Listen, I think I’m a great quarterback and I think he’s an unbelievable quarterback, I love him to death, but he’s our quarterback, stop making it into something else.”
Dalton turned the ball over five times in the team’s 20-0 Week 1 loss to the Ravens, and while he didn’t turn the ball over in the team’s 13-9 Week 2 loss to the Texans, the Bengals managed only three field goals as Dalton missed several open receivers even though the Texans were missing their top two cornerbacks to injury.
“Our players have the freedom to express themselves in a respectful and thoughtful manner and we all agreed that our sole message is to provide and to promote an environment that is focused on love and equality,” the Bills said in a statement.
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