Redskins FB Sellers apologizes

Updated: August 29, 2009, 2:03 PM ET
Associated Press

ASHBURN, Va. -- Washington Redskins fullback Mike Sellers apologized Saturday for throwing the American flag to the ground during lineup introductions before an exhibition game against the New England Patriots.

"I meant no disrespect," he said.

Sellers said he acted in the "heat of the moment" Friday night.

He said he's aware of proper conduct when it comes to the flag and should have known better, having grown up in an Army family.

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