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September 19, 2017
LEROY KELLY JOINS THE ROSTER OF HALL OF FAMERS ENDORSING CYRUS MEHRI FOR NFLPA EXEC DIRECTOR
Leroy Kelly: “Cyrus has the right stuff to draw from historical struggles and lead today’s players into a bright future.”
Washington, D.C. (September 19) – NFL Hall of Famer Leroy Kelly today endorsed Cyrus Mehri for Executive Director of the NFL Players Association. With eight Hall of Famers endorsing Mehri since he announced his candidacy three weeks ago on HBO’s “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel,” Mehri is quickly solidifying his support among the game’s greats. The other Hall of Famers publicly backing Mehri are Jim Brown, Harry Carson, Joe Greene, Bob Lilly, Mike Singletary, Paul Warfield and Kellen Winslow, Sr.
Kelly issued the following statement:
“Players today drink from wells that previous players dug. The march for progress takes place from generation to generation. Cyrus has the right stuff to draw from historical struggles and lead today’s players into a bright future.”
For more information about Cyrus’s campaign, including his vision for a better NFL, please visit cyrus4nflpa.com.
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