NFL players take to Twitter to reflect on King's legacy

Monday is Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Below are a few tweets from various current and former NFL players as they reflect on King's legacy:

MLK stood for equality, sacrificed for us and assassinated out of hate and the fear of change. Ask yourself are u standing up anything?TRUTH — Deion Sanders (@DeionSanders) January 16, 2012

Happy birthday MLK he is definitely the reason I get to do what I love to do

— Roddy White (@roddywhiteTV) [January

16, 2012](!/roddywhiteTV/status/158959887211167744)

Very grateful for what #MLK has done for the world.Able to have opportunities and live the way we should.Very gracious for the stand he took

— DeMarco Murray (@DeMarcoMurray) [January

16, 2012](!/DeMarcoMurray/status/158955630529478656)

Tomorrow remember the man who with God's help is a huge reason we're united as a people today. Dr. Martin Luther King!!

— Gerald McCoy (@Geraldini93) [January 15,


Happy MLK day. Love, live and laugh. Enjoy everyday like its your last bc tomorrow isn't promised. Love!

— Emmanuel Sanders (@E_Sanders88) [January 16,


Thank you Dr. King for everything you stand for and for your legacy to carry on within us today. We hope to make you proud.

— Anquan Boldin (@AnquanBoldin) [January

16, 2012](!/AnquanBoldin/status/158964759675416577)

Happy Dr. Martin Luther King Day. We r living in some of the visions the Lord gave him many yrs ago!!

— Brian Dawkins (@BrianDawkins) [January

16, 2012](!/BrianDawkins/status/158964706487451648)

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