FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Christy Setzer, 617-512-7572
September 7, 2017
NFL HALL OF FAMER BOB LILLY, MR. COWBOY, ENDORSES CYRUS MEHRI FOR NFLPA EXEC DIRECTOR
Bob Lilly: “Cyrus will do a great job.”
DALLAS — (September 7) – NFL Hall of Famer Bob Lilly, called Mr. Cowboy, today endorsed Cyrus Mehri for Executive Director of the NFL Players Association. Endorsements for Mehri have piled up since he announced his intention to run for the position on HBO’s Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel two weeks ago. Several Hall of Famers and legends from around the league have stepped forward to support his candidacy. Now Lilly, the legendary Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle, joins those who support Mehri.
Lilly issued the following statement:
“After much thought and consideration, I have decided to endorse Cyrus Mehri for the position of NFLPA Executive Director. Cyrus is well prepared for the position, and if elected, he will do a great job.”
For more information about Cyrus’s campaign, including his vision for a better NFL, please visit cyrus4nflpa.com.
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