If you read the whole article it says that Mendenhall agreed with another football player's quote last year that "playing in the NFL is equivalent to slavery".
This is what I mean about some Americans getting more and more stupid.
Yup. just like slavery! Well, except he gets paid lots of $$$$$
, drives expensive cars, lives in a big house, can walk away from work whenever he wants and one more thing..... now what was that I was going to say now
OH, I remember now... have a freakin' twitter account to share his BS thoughts and ignorant opinions, that's what it was!!