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Old 09-26-2017, 6:36pm   #165
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There's a lot of mis-info out there about this.

A. "these players have the right to...."

No, not while on the clock and under their employers rules; via a contract signed by every player in the league.

For those that live in a open-carry state, try open-carry into work one day; or instead wear a "Abortion on Demand" tee-shirt. Try to convince then that although this may have not been a wise decision, "but I still have the right to... "

B The NFL guidelines about player conduct, they're too vague at the moment on this aspect. They need to make them more specific

they are already specific:

The National Anthem must be played prior to every NFL game, and all players must be on the sideline for the National Anthem.

During the National Anthem, players on the field and bench area should stand at attention, face the flag, hold helmets in their left hand, and refrain from talking. The home team should ensure that the American flag is in good condition. It should be pointed out to players and coaches that we continue to be judged by the public in this area of respect for the flag and our country.
The fault clearly lies with the NFL and it's current commissioner; who did nothing with Colin Kaepernick last year; but got lucky... as the free market system took care of Kaepernick for him (no longer playing for the NFL). But what does that say to others when these things are not enforced..... they can get away with it, and it just gets worse & worse & worse until the President of the United States feels he has to speak about it.
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