• Saints Quarterback Drew Brees Says He Will Stand for the National Anthem, but Supports Those Who Kneel

    13 days ago - By Time

    Saints quarterback Drew Brees says he'll remain standing for “The Star Spangled Banner,” but professed respect and support for those who protest racism and social injustice by kneeling during the national anthem.
    “I'll always stand for the flag because of what it means to me and to honor all those who have sacrificed, who have served and died for our country, and all those who have struggled to move this country forward,” Brees said Saturday in a conference call with reporters to discuss the onset of training camp.
    “I acknowledge and respect anyone who chooses to kneel or any other form of...
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  • Drew Brees says reaction to his anthem comments was 'crushing'

    Drew Brees says reaction to his anthem comments was 'crushing'

    13 days ago - By Sporting News

    Though he clarified he will stand for the anthem in the 2020 NFL season, Drew Brees once again expressed regret over his initial comments.
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  • Drew Brees was heartbroken by reaction to his NFL kneeling comments

    Drew Brees was heartbroken by reaction to his NFL kneeling comments

    13 days ago - By New York Post

    Drew Brees still plans to stand for the national anthem, but his new stance on others who do not remains the same in the wake of the backlash he received for critical comments of those who take a knee to peacefully protest racial inequality and police brutality. Speaking to reporters on Saturday, the Saints' quarterback...
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  • Drew Brees Says Reaction to His Flag Comments 'Broke My Heart, It Was Crushing'

    13 days ago - By Bleacher Report

    New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees expressed regret Saturday for criticizing players kneeling in protest during the national anthem during an interview in June...
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  • Saints quarterback Drew Brees says he still will stand for the national anthem but respects those who kneel

    13 days ago - By Chicago Tribune

    Saints quarterback Drew Brees says he will continue to stand for the American flag but respects and supports any form of peaceful demonstration - including kneeling during the national anthem - by those protesting social injustice and systemic racism.
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