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Former Jets player Willie Colon discusses sports and social justice

Posted at 12:27 PM, Jun 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-04 21:01:57-04

THE BRONX — Superbowl Champ and former Jets Offensive Lineman Willie Colon was born and raised in the Bronx.

Colon also spoke to PIX11 Morning News about the recent protests nationwide calling for justice and an end to police brutality.

He also discussed NFL quarterback Drew Brees’ apology regarding comments on criticizing fellow NFL players for kneeling during the national anthem.

In solidarity with the protesters, he kept his restaurant, Brick and Hops, open and past curfew to provide protesters food and shelter.