Washington cornerback Josh Norman and New Orleans Saints linebacker Demario Davis helped pay the $50,000 bond for Jose Bello, who was detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) two days after reading a poem that criticized the Trump administration and immigration policies at a public meeting.
"Jose Bello was exercising a fundamental right that we pride ourselves on as Americans," Norman said in a statement. "If he was detained for reciting a peaceful poem then we should really ask ourselves, are our words truly free? This is America right? Where the First Amendment is freedom of speech unless I missed the memo somewhere.