The countdown to US Election 2020 is underway and each candidate is making their final push to win key states and land key votes. In this presidential election, unlike others, it would seem that the wave of sports endorsements, with exceptions, point towards Joe Biden’s direction.
Sports figures like LeBron James, Magic Johnson, and Megan Rapinoe have been very vocal in showing their support for Mr. Biden. As we have seen with the Black Lives Matter protests in all sports, it would seem that the sporting culture as a whole has moved far away from Donald Trump and his presidency.
While the President does have his supporters in the NFL, there are members of the NFL family who have spoken out in favor of Biden. Here are some of the NFL figures that have come out in support of Joe Biden.
The former Los Angeles Raiders cornerback has been spotted with his wife actress Kerry Washington campaigning for Joe Biden in North Carolina. The couple held an Early Vote Mobilization and during the event spoke to the crowd showing their support for Biden and his running mate Kamala Harris.
Johnson criticized President Donald Trump's approach to the coronavirus pandemic. He told local news that Governor Gretchen Whitmer In Michigan did almost the opposite of what Trump had been requesting. "What if we had a leader by example that wears his mask, that preaches social distancing, and believes in the science? Governor Gretchen took it seriously here, locking things down, saving a lot of lives from day one. You can only wonder what if we had done the same with the federal response?" Johnson said.
Lloyd has posted various pro-Biden Tweets on twitter in the last few months, he is clearly a supporter of the former Vice- President and is trying to sway key states like Colorado in favor of Biden. He attended a Biden pre-debate party prior to the first presidential debate.
The former Green Bay Packers coach recently stated that President Donald Trump failed to handle the COVID-19 pandemic, since the Packers are publicly owned he stated, "The people own the football team, and yet the stadium’s going to be empty… It didn’t have to be this bad, I don’t think." In the Green Bay Press-Gazette.
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