New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman, who is Jewish, invited Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson to the Holocaust Museum in Washington D.C. after Jackson's anti-Semitic social media posts.
"I have seen DeSean play in his career, make outstanding football plays, we've communicated over social media. I have nothing but respect for his game. I know he said some ugly things, but I do see an opportunity to have a conversation," Edelman said in an Instagram video posted Thursday morning.
"I am proud of my Jewish heritage, and for me, it is not just about religion.