Three ’72 Dolphins Skip White House Trip

By Blake Bass
Content Coordinator

Dolphins_John_Offerdahl_2013President Obama is welcoming the undefeated 1972 Dolphins to the White House today, but three players won’t be there because they have a problem with the president.

Former Dolphins guard Bob Kuechenberg, center Jim Langer and defensive tackle Manny Fernandez all told Dave Hyde of the Sun Sentinel that they don’t want to appear alongside a president whose policies they don’t support.

“I’ll just say my views are diametrically opposed to the president’s,” Fernandez said. “Enough said. Let’s leave it at that. I hope everyone enjoys the trip who goes.”

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