The Bennett Family (Photo: Twitter)

Fresh from our, “Must Read” file, NFL player and activist Michael Bennett writes a letter detailing his encounter with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. He has hired Civil Rights attorney John Burris to explore all legal remedies regarding the incident. Read below:


Letter written and released by NFL star Michael Bennett.

Bennet and fellow Seahawks teammate Richard Sherman discuss his violent incident with LVMPD.

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