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Some Patriots kneel during national anthem

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The players joined a long list of of NFL pros who took a knee following comments made by President Trump.
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More than 200 NFL players sit or kneel during anthem

More than 200 NFL players sit or kneel during anthem

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The Associated Press observed more than 200 players around the NFL kneeling or sitting during the national anthem on Sunday.
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Oakland Raiders players sit during national anthem

Oakland Raiders players sit during national anthem

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As protesters filled Berkeley today, NFL players held protests of their own, including the Oakland Raiders.
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Mike Tomlin on Steelers' national anthem absence: 'We will not be divided by this'

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There was Alejandro Villenueva, an Army Ranger veteran who served three tours in Afghanistan, standing alone Sunday beneath the noonday sun at Chicago's Soldier Field. Behind him, darkened in the shadows of a stadium tunnel, were his Steelers teammates. They waited out of sight, their sideline almost entirely unoccupied, until the national anthem ended.
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Cris Collinsworth: President Trump 'should apologize' to NFL players

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The NBC analyst took issue with Trump using the phrase “son of a bitch” in suggesting at a rally that NFL players who did not stand during the national anthem should be “fired."
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Several Chargers kneel, sit for national anthem

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At least five Los Angeles Chargers players kneeled or sat on the bench during the playing of the national anthem before the team's home game against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday.
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Ron Cook: Trump backed the NFL and its players into a corner

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CHICAGO - At Soldier Field, which was named in 1925 in honor of America's fallen heroes, the Steelers refused to come out for the national anthem.
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Opinion: Upset About NFL Players Protest? You Can't See The Forest For The Trees

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Behind the images of NFL players kneeling, raising fists, locked arm in arm or skipping the national anthem entirely is a message that's being drowned out by noise surrounding the method of protest. From the king of ignorance, Donald Trump, down to everyday Americans, many are egregiously guilty of not seeing the forest through the trees.
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Players, managers react to Maxwell's protest

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A's catcher Bruce Maxwell took a knee during the national anthem on Saturday and Sunday, kneeling with his hand over his heart while facing the American flag prior to Oakland's games against the Rangers.
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Raiders Sit During National Anthem Since They Couldn't Stay in the Locker Room

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The Raiders capped off Sunday with most of the team sitting during the national anthem.
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Raiders players sit during national anthem after President's comments

Raiders players sit during national anthem after President's comments

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More than a dozen Raiders sat on a bench with their arms linked during the national anthem ahead of their Sunday game against Washington.
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Majority of Raiders sit during anthem, most Redskins players stand and link arms

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The Raiders reportedly wanted to stay in the locker room, but came out to avoid a 15-yard penalty
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After 'divisive rhetoric,' Bears, Steelers say actions during national anthem show unity

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As a giant American flag was unfurled across midfield Sunday at Soldier Field, Bears players lined up shoulder to shoulder on the sideline, many of them linking arms. Across the field, the Steelers sideline was nearly empty. Steelers coach Mike Tomlin and his assistants stood together at attention...
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Packers players have peaceful protest during national anthem

Packers players have peaceful protest during national anthem

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Some sat, others linked arms, during national anthem.
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Bears lock arms, Steelers remain inside for national anthem amid President Trump's comments

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Chicago Bears players locked arms while their opponents remained inside Soldier Field during the national anthem Sunday amid President Donald Trump's comments calling for the NFL to fire players who kneel during the anthem.
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Sean Payton, Saints don't see anthem 'sitters' as sinners - just big winners

Sean Payton, Saints don't see anthem 'sitters' as sinners - just big winners

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Most New Orleans players stood for the national anthem at Carolina, but a large group sat, too. Both stances were acceptable, and that tolerance helped foster needed unity during a desperate time for the team.
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Falcons hold on to win in unusual way on an unusual day

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Falcons owner Arthur Blank joins arms with his players during the playing of the national anthem prior to the game against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field on Sunday.
DETROIT - It was not a normal game or a normal Sunday. The president of the United States, his work on far less important issues like national security, the economy and health care presumably completed for the week, had decided to take on a pro football league for not mandating that all of its players who silently protest the national anthem be excommunicated. Just drop kick the First Amendment.
The Trump vs. the NFL rhetoric...
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A's voice support as Bruce Maxwell kneels for national anthem for second straight day

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Maxwell became the first MLB player to kneel during the national anthem Saturday
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Giants lock arms, three kneel during national anthem

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In Philadelphia, the Giants locked arms for the national anthem while an American flag covered the field.
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Players Sit, Kneel, Stand in Unity During National Anthem Before Chargers-Chiefs

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There was a range of demonstrations during the national anthem before the Chiefs and Chargers took the field Sunday.
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