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Football Star Michael Bennett Accused Of False Racial Profile Claims Against Police — The NFL Responds!

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As we reported, on August 27 after the Mayweather-McGregor fight in Las Vegas, Seattle Seahawks star Michael Bennett was walking back to his hotel when cops singled him out after gunshots were heard in the area.

On Wednesday, he published a letter on social media accusing authorities of "excessive use of force," and solely targeting him "for no other reason that I am black."

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That same day, the Las Vegas Metro Police Dept. undersheriff Kevin McMahill held a press conference justifying their decision to confront the football player, and says there is "no evidence that race played any role in this incident."

On Thursday, the president of the Las Vegas Police Protective Association — Nevada's largest police interest group — wrote an open letter to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell demanding they take action against the 31-year-old and his "false allegations."

The letter read:

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