On Tuesday, one of those players spoke out.
"Ultimately, we thought coming together and praying for our nation was the best outcome that we could have gotten for everyone to come together and express how we feel". "I won't know about the next game until it happens, but again, this was tonight and we will move on from there".
"As an organization, we have a profound respect for our country's national anthem, flag and the servicemen and servicewomen in the United States and overseas".
"The issue is that [the U.S.] doesn't provide equal opportunity to everybody", he said. Cornerback Ron Brooks, who raised a fist with Jenkins before multiple games last season, took a knee in front of them. "We wanted to draw attention to the fact that there's things in this country that still need to change". As a team builder, I can not risk that happening again, especially for a borderline starter who needs the entire offense catered to his style. "That's why I did what I did".
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"We have to tear down and be honest about this discussion", he said.
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Linebackers Jamie Collins and Christian Kirksey, running backs Isaiah Crowell, Duke Johnson, Terrance Magee and Brandon Wilds, safety Jabrill Peppers, DeValve, wide receivers Kenny Britt and Ricardo Louis and defensive back Calvin Pryor dropped to one knee in a huddle. He will support whatever decision his teammates make going forward. To see my brothers I play with do that, I am not going to shame them for it. "The issues do impact our players and will compel them to react in many different ways".
This preseason, Oakland Raiders quarterback David Carr, who is white, put his hand on the shoulder of defensive end Khalil Mack on Saturday night in a sign of solidarity. Yet, a non-violent protester seeking social justice is the greatest threat to the game?
"We haven't even gotten that far".
Atlanta Braves legend Hank Aaron thinks free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick is "getting a raw deal". "Obviously, everyone's aware of the fact of his protests past year, and that's something individual clubs will either weigh or not weigh".
"Hopefully it can start to change things", McCourty said.
It all started during the preseason a year ago, when Kaepernick sat down during the national anthem. "We just felt it was the right time to do that, say a prayer, pray over this country".
"I think there is a brotherhood within our football team", Jackson said during a Tuesday afternoon conference call. And somewhat like Kaepernick's fans seeking to pressure NFL owners to give him a job, Damore has turned to a third party - the federal National Labor Relations Board - to try to get his job back. They have the right to do that.
"I have mad respect for it".