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New York Jets Players’ Reactions To George Zimmerman Verdict

Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports

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As the world found out over the weekend, George Zimmerman, who shot an unarmed teenager by the name of Trayvon Martin, was found not guilty. The nation mourned and rendered their own opinions. Living in the digital world that we do, several New York Jets players took to Twitter to voice their opinion of how they felt about the jury members’ verdict.

Defensive tackle for the Jets’ Damon Harrison took first as soon as the verdict was released with this statement:

https://twitter.com/BigDame900/statuses/356231700453400576

Rookie QB Geno Smith sent his thoughts to the Martin family.

https://twitter.com/GenoSmith7/statuses/356234529964441600

Defensive tackle Kenrick Ellis also expressed his sentiments about the Zimmerman trial, and it seemed to have hit home for him since he resides in the state of Florida.

https://twitter.com/KenrickEllis/statuses/356237612073230336

Wide receiver Jordan White voiced his opinion on what he thought Zimmerman should get at the very minimum after the jury gave its verdict.

https://twitter.com/_JordanWhite/statuses/356241246362140673

Alfred Epps is a New York Jets writer for RantSports.com. Follow him on Twitter @mralfredepps or add him to your network on Google