NFL player calls for the death of George Zimmerman jurors

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White took to the Twitter last night to officially register his displeasure with the outcome of the George Zimmerman murder trial. The jury came to their verdict late last night, acquitting Zimmerman of all charges involving the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. It turns out, White wasn’t a fan of the outcome.

Here is his first Twitter tweet:

Fucking Zimmerman got away with murder today wow what kind of world do we live in

— Roddy White (@roddywhiteTV) July 14, 2013

A world where overpaid athletes use profanity and practice improper grammar? He goes on with the following:

All them jurors should go home tonight and kill themselves for letting a grown man get away with killing a kid

— Roddy White (@roddywhiteTV) July 14, 2013

And so it begins. I doubt Roddy White was the first to call for the death of the Zimmerman jurors, and something tells me he won’t be the last. This is why I would have found Zimmerman guilty, not because I thought the prosecution made its case, it didn’t, but because I wouldn’t want to be involved with any of the post-trial drama, including professional athletes calling for my death.

I’m not sure if NFL commissioner Roger Goodell will have something to say about Roddy White’s Twitter tweet. The NFL may have rules against players advocating the death of six women not smart enough to get out of jury duty.

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