It’s week 2 in the NFL and here’s a roundup of who protested during the national anthem.
First up are Kenny Stills and Albert Wilson of the Miami Dolphins, both of whom took a knee:
Dolphins players continued their protests during the national anthem before their game with #Jets, as two players kneeled and one raised a fist | @meanbarb https://t.co/curmFfitn0 pic.twitter.com/lQFz8c7XsH
— Newsday Sports (@NewsdaySports) September 16, 2018
In Denver receiver Demaryius Thomas and linebacker Brandon Marshall stayed in the locker room:
— CBSDenver (@CBSDenver) September 16, 2018
And Marshawn Lynch of the Oakland Raiders just sat on the bench:
Marshawn Lynch sat on the sidelines during the playing of the national anthem for a second straight week pic.twitter.com/CYtCPfhchS
— Post Sports (@PostSports) September 16, 2018
Folks on the left get angry at Donald Trump for continuing to make an issue out of it, but it’s the NFL who made patriotism part of the game. Like the giant flag that will be unfurled tonight in Dallas:
— Edward Egros (@EdwardEgrosFox4) September 16, 2018
When you actively engage fans to be patriotic, how can you be mad when those same fans take offense to player actions?
The Buffalo Bills are so bad that defensive back Vontae Davis retired at halftime of 31-20 loss to the Chargers https://t.co/VTTdmZy3Xj
— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) September 16, 2018