NFL players kneel, raise fists during anthem in renewed slate of protests as pre-season begins
5 days ago - By National Post
The NFL's 2018 season began in earnest Thursday with the first full slate of exhibition games, and the question that had dogged the league all summer - would players continue social justice protests during the playing of the national anthem? - was answered loud and clear.
Malcolm Jenkins of the Philadelphia Eagles, one of the most outspoken players in recent years, was joined by his teammate, De'Vante Bausby, in raising a fist while the anthem was played. As had been customary in the past, Chris Long, a veteran defensive end, stood next to Jenkins with a hand on the defensive back's...
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NFL Players Renew Anthem Protests As Pre-Season Starts
5 days ago - By NPR
Several players knelt, raised fists or refused to take the field protesting police brutality. Last month the NFL said it would temporarily suspend enforcement of a new "must-stand" policy.
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