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Packers WR Devin Funchess apologizes for slur against Asians

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Green Bay Packers’ Devin Funchess watches a drill during an NFL football minicamp Tuesday, June 8, 2021, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers wide receiver Devin Funchess has apologized for using a racial slur against Asians during a news conference on Saturday night.

Funchess said in a statement he posted on Twitter that he “meant no harm.” He added, “Those that know me, know I have love and respect for all cultures and people.” Funchess said he understood his comment was “not OK.”

Read the full apology below.

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