In the texts, Fromm wrote that "guns are good." After discussing suppressors, he added, "just make them very expensive so only elite white people can get them."
Fromm wrote in his apology that he is "against racism 100%," and that he addressed the texts with his teammates in a virtual meeting:
"I am extremely sorry that I chose to use the words 'elite white people' in a text message conversation," Fromm wrote. "Although I never meant to imply that I am an 'elite white person,' as stated later in the conversation, there's no excuse for that word choice and sentiment. While it was poor, my heart is not. Now more than ever is the time for support and togetherness and I stand against racism 100%.
"I promise to commit myself to being a part of the solution in this country. I addressed my teammates and coaches in a team meeting today and I hope they see this incident is not representative of the person I am. Again, I'm truly sorry for my words and actions and humbly ask for forgiveness."
The Bills, who selected Fromm in the fifth round of the 2020 NFL Draft, released a statement of their own Thursday.