'Everyone should stand for the national anthem,' NFL Commissioner Goodell says

'Everyone should stand for the national anthem,' NFL Commissioner Goodell says

"We are trying to stay out of politics". Their commitment to addressing these issues is really admirable and something that I think our owners looked at as saying 'We want to help you support you.

"Clearly Colin is, if not one of the 20 top guys walking the Earth who can play quarterback, he certainly is in the top 30", Geragos said. Goodell will meet with the owners again on Wednesday to continue their discussion about the national anthem, according to ESPN. "We're going to do what we think is right", he said.

Players kneeling during the national anthem are protesting at the killing of unarmed black men and boys by police across the United States, as well as racial disparities in the criminal justice system.

The NFL did not seek commitments from its players to stop kneeling during pregame renditions of the US national anthem but rather focused on helping them in their political activism.

Kaepernick opted out of his 49ers contract in March and recently filed a grievance accusing National Football League team owners of colluding to keep him unemployed.

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The league huddled with the NFL Players Association union Tuesday to hash out ways the players can have an "in-season" platform for social-justice advocacy that doesn't involve kneeling during the anthem, which critics - including President Trump - claim disrespects the flag and the military. "I will be much prouder of progress that we made than anything about that this started with the San Francisco 49ers". One owner, in particular, mentioned sponsorships that he had lost. "I think we also have to keep focus on, is we have about six or seven players that are involved with this protest at this point, and this is something, what we've tried to do is deal with the underlying issue, and understand what it is that they're protesting and try to address that matter".

"I personally have taken the time to go. and figure out what are the things in our communities that our players are expressing", Goodell said.

"If we are going to talk about the message, the guy who brought it up can't be sacrificed".

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