The NFL talked with players about their protests and decided: players can kneel during the national anthem.
Concerns from big-time NFL sponsors prompted the NFL to meet with its players to discuss the ongoing anthem protests. The discussion that included owners, league executives, players and members of the NFL Players Association resulted in a group statement that expressed a hope to “utilize our platform to promote equality and effectuate positive change.”
President Trump reacted on Twitter.
“The NFL has decided that it will not force players to stand for the playing of our National Anthem. Total disrespect for our great country!”
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