There were some key matchups in Week 8, but all eyes were on the Texans’ sideline, where the team responded to an offensive statement made by their owner. This all about the National Anthem protest when Colin Kaepernick kneeled for injustice against colored people. Also the Texans kneel during the anthem to protest ownere's inmate remarks.
The author Jon Machota, explains about what Jerry Jones is doing. Jerry Jones owner of the Cowboys NFL team, is not allowing his players to kneel during the National Anthem. Jones doesn't want to bring politics into sports. And the National Anthems kneeling is a big political concept right now in the U.S.
The author Bruce Haring explains what the outcome was when lots players knelled during the National Anthem. The passage talks about how fans showed disapproval in many ways. Also President Donald Trump keeps stirring the pot around the actions of the players who knelled. Trump keeps on saying that Americans to make a petition that the NFL should make a rule that players should stand up in the National Anthem. Also shows some of the players and teams who knelled during the National Anthem.
The author Tim Cota informs the reader about the differences between NFL and NBA. Even though people knelled in National Anthem in the NFL for fighting for racial injustice, you would think the players in the NBA would be doing it to. But that's not true. In the NBA rule book, it says that players, coaches, and trainers have to stand up and be in a dignified posture along the side line when the National Anthem is played. But NBA doesn't know if they should penalize the players who don't obey the rule.
The author Steve Wyche explain why Colin Kaepernick kneeled during the National Anthem. Since the racial conflict in 2016, Colin Kaepernick the San Francisco 49ers quarterback has been taking a stand against racism. On one of the games Kaepernick was supposed to play, he kneeled during the National Anthem. "I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color" says Kaepernick. Kaepernick has been thinking and discussing his feeling with his family for a while and thought about going public with his feeling for a while. "I felt that I needed to understand the situation better" said Kaepernick. His choice to kneel during the National Anthem has caused a lot of commotion in the U.S.
The author Mark Sandritter explains what Colin Kaepernick is fighting for and shows a timeline of events of how other people protested with Kaepernick. In the beginning Kaepernick was the only one protesting. As the time went on, more and more people joined to help Kaepernick. It all started when Kaepernick kneeled during the National Anthem. The kneeling was supposed be a silent protest. Kaepernick say he kneeled because he didn't want to stand up to show pride to flag where the country opposed black and colored people.
A list of all the players and teams that protested during the national anthem during Week 7 of the NFL season.