NFL Players Protest During National Anthem After Trump Demands They Be Fired

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24 September 2017 | 7:48 pm

NFL players knelt, linked arms and didn’t show up for the national anthem after days of criticism from President Donald Trump on Sunday Night Football. The protest began with players from the Baltimore Ravens and the Jacksonville Jaguars, who were playing in London, kneeling as the national anthem played before kick off.

Before the games, Trump continued to criticize the NFL on Twitter, calling for fans to boycott the league if players protest and saying “many stay away because they love our country. League should back U.S.”

Take a look at which players from which team took a stand, or didn’t, against Trump’s comments.

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