NFL Players Protest During National Anthem After Trump’s Criticism

After days of criticism from President Donald Trump, NFL players knelt and protested in other ways during the national anthem of their games.

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The Dallas Cowboys stand during the national anthem prior to an NFL game against the Arizona Cardinals, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, in Glendale, Ariz.
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The Dallas Cowboys, led by owner Jerry Jones, center, take a knee before the national anthem prior to an NFL game against the Arizona Cardinals, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, in Glendale, Ariz.
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From left; Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson, president Michael Bidwill, wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald and head coach Bruce Arians stand during the national anthem prior to an NFL game against the Dallas Cowboys, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, in Glendale, Ariz.
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Some members of the Oakland Raiders kneel during the playing of the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins in Landover, Maryland, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017.
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Some members of the Oakland Raiders sit on the bench during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins in Landover, Maryland, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017.
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Member of the Washington Redskins stand arm-in-arm during the playing of the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders in Landover, Maryland, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017.
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Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) and center Justin Britt (68) walk to the field with arms linked after the national anthem had been played before an NFL football game between the Seahawks and the Tennessee Titans Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Nashville, Tennessee. Neither team was present on the field for the playing of the anthem.
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Tennessee Titans players walk to the field with arms linked after the national anthem had been played before an NFL football game between the Titans and the Seattle Seahawks Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Nashville, Tennessee. Neither team stood on the field for the anthem. From left are Delanie Walker (82), Marcus Mariota (8), Wesley Woodyard (59), Jurrell Casey (99) and Brian Orakpo (98).
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Several New England Patriots players kneel during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Houston Texans, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Foxborough, Mass.
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Several New England Patriots players kneel during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Houston Texans, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Foxborough, Mass.
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Several New England Patriots players kneel during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Houston Texans, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Foxborough, Mass.
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Baltimore Ravens players kneel down during the playing of the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Wembley Stadium in London, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017.
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Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Mike Wallace, from left, former player Ray Lewis and inside linebacker C.J. Mosley lock arms and kneel down during the playing of the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Wembley Stadium in London, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017.
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Jacksonville Jaguars players kneel down during the playing of the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens at Wembley Stadium in London, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017.
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Baltimore Ravens players, including former player Ray Lewis, second from right, kneel down during the playing of the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Wembley Stadium in London, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017.
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Baltimore Ravens players, including former player Ray Lewis, second from right, kneel down during the playing of the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Wembley Stadium in London, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017.
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Jacksonville Jaguars players lock arms and kneel down during the playing of the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens at Wembley Stadium in London, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017.
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Miami Dolphins offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil (67), Maurice Smith (27), Jarvis Landry (14) lock hands with teammates during the playing of the national anthem before an NFL football game against the New York Jets Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in East Rutherford, N.J.
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Denver Broncos players, including Jamaal Charles (28) kneel during the national anthem prior to an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Orchard Park, N.Y.
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Buffalo Bills players take a knee during the playing of the national anthem prior to an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Orchard Park, N.Y.
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Kneeling during the national anthem before the Denver Broncos play the Buffalo Bills Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, at New Era Stadium, Orchard Park, NY.
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Members of the Cleveland Browns take a knee during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts in Indianapolis, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017.
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New Orleans Saints players sit on the bench during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017.
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Atlanta Falcons defensive tackle Grady Jarrett (97) and Atlanta Falcons tackle Dontari Poe (92) kneel during the playing of the national anthem prior to the start of the game between the Atlanta Falcons and the Detroit Lions on Sept. 24, 2017 at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan.
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