Donald Trump continues to berate National Football League over 'taking the knee' protests

All joking aside, this leaves some of the people singing the anthem in an awkward position. Jordin Sparks, for example, was slated to sing the anthem at the Cowboys v. Cardinals game on Monday night. "I actually liked it because everybody did it". So, I don't ever have to worry about being trusted, or for that matter, believing that we can do it. "Make no mistake about that", Jones said. The Rams and 49ers played Thursday, before Trump took to Twitter over the weekend blasting players who kneel and called for them to be "fired or suspended".

"It brought back memories of Denver", Jones said. In so doing, they joined numerous other players and teams in the NFL, who were responding to President Donald Trump's remarks Friday night, during which he criticized protesting football players who have chosen not to stand. I feel like we made up for that. "This is an answer to it".

I will always have a special place for me during the anthem with the flag out so I do disagree with the protests these players are taking because I think the message is getting jumbled and confused. this has nothing to do with the military.

At the same time, I'm also quite fine with the Cowboys deciding to kneel down before the anthem because the game hadn't officially started, nor had the flag been rolled out onto the field. This former Army Ranger who served three tours in Afghanistan did not visibly take a position on the sideline, but stood where he could at least see the flag he fought for and salute it.

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In the second half, wide receiver Sammy Watkins scored two more touchdowns, courtesy of quarterback Jared Goff . Gurley, who had a down year last season, exploded for 149 yards from scrimmage and three total touchdowns.

"As long as it's peaceful and they show unity when they do it, I'm all for it", Jones said. "This was a way to do both". You might think it's silly or wrong-headed, but it's not offensive and disrespectful the way kneeling during the anthem is.

Colin Kaepernick, a former San Francisco 49ers quarterback, started the form of protest past year as a means to draw attention to unarmed black people being killed by the police and other oppression of minorities. It also follows Trump's "sons of b*****s" comment, which he used to describe players such as Kaepernick who were peacefully protesting.

Owner Jerry Jones had told the team he wanted them to stand for the anthem, but he participated in the pre-game protest with the team. But he repeatedly declined to address Trump's words specifically. "No one's. Not the league's, not anybody's idea".

I'm sure they are mightily proud of themselves, these athletes choosing to vent their frustrations through derision of the nation and its symbols.


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