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Stills surprised to be joined by Goodell for police visit

Miami Dolphins receiver Kenny Stills says he was pleasantly surprised to be joined by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell for visits with police and youngsters in an effort to build better community relations.

"It was nice for him to take some time out of his day to make it and see what we're doing," Stills said Wednesday.

The collaboration Tuesday came from the Ross Initiative in Sports for Equality founded by Dolphins owner Stephen Ross. Goodell and Dolphins Stills, Julius Thomas and Michael Thomas visited two schools and the North Miami Police Department.

The three players have staged national anthem protests at games, and said they accept the team's new...

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