This line of scrimmage is thin and blue.
The New York Jets wanted to partner with Blue Lives Matter this season, but the pro-cop group stiff-armed the team’s advances Tuesday — claiming the NFL doesn’t respect cops, and flagging the Jets for signing a player who once posted an image of an officer’s throat being slashed on social media.
“With the NFL season right around the corner, there is no better time to open up a conversation about how your business/organization can benefit from a partnership with the New York Jets,” reads a Tuesday email from the Jets’ Anthony Bulak to Blue Lives Matter founder Joe Imperatrice.
But Imperatrice spiked the proposal within minutes, replying that the NFL is too toxic with player protests over institutional racism.
“Although I’d love to work with an NFL team right now I feel it is not the right time. All over the United States players feel entitled to disrespect our first responders, our military members both past and present and our flag. These players make more money in a season than some people make in a lifetime and their ‘Issues’ are made up, exaggerated, and more times than not false.” …