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NFL Owner Gets Caught Referring To Players As 'Inmates,' And People Fired Back

The days of casually using an outdated figure of speech are over, but some people must have missed that memo. Take NFL Houston Texans owner Bob McNair. In a meeting with other team owners over players taking the knee in protest against systemic racism, McNair was quoted as saying:

We can't have the inmates running the prison.

It was definitely the wrong thing to say:

McNair has since apologized in a statement via Twitter:

A few people took the apology at face value:

But many were not buying the apology or appreciating the metaphor:

H/T: Twitter