The outrage was real. 

Shannon Sharpe was incredibly critical of Brees’ original stance and even told the quarterback to retire.

Today on Undisputed, Sharpe revealed that he had a phone conversation with Brees and it was quite productive.

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Sharpe noted that he forgives Brees although he still wants him to follow through and continue being an advocate for social change.

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