GOD BLESS OUR TROOPS AND GOD BLESS AMERICA. helmets ‼️ A post shared by Los Angeles Rams (@rams) on Aug 13, 2020 at 7:11pm PDT The defense was rocking bone practice jerseys, which look great with the new helmets, too. They are booing the far left, abolish the nuclear family and capitalism rhetoric that has been shoved down their throats for the past 5 months. The 14-year-old Till, a Black boy from Mississippi, became a symbol of the Civil Rights Movement after he was brutally murdered in 1955 for allegedly flirting with a white woman. 'We're taking this moment and making it a movement, not just as a race, a community or a team, but as a nation,' Falcons defensive end Steven Means said in a statement issued by the team. “But think of the millions of other people who are thinking the same thing, and how those votes can add up and how it can have an effect on the election … if you think voting isn’t important, think of the people before you who took time and protested and fought to get us to have this basic right to go out and vote.”. That's just the laziest, performative bulls***,' stated one fan. $18.99 New. When the anthem began in Detroit, a slew of Lions walked off the field and headed toward their locker room; some remained on the field and knelt. The issue has since been further aggravated after the NFL said they would add 'Lift Every Voice and Sing,' before all the opening games of the 2020 season. The full list of names the #Seahawks will be honoring this season (not all will appear on player helmets): pic.twitter.com/xWqFdBjtfP. Other helmet decals for players include “Black Lives Matter” (Shaquill Griffin), “George Floyd” (Ethan Pocic) and ”Breonna Taylor” (Ben Burr-Kirven). 'The Ravens stood for the black national anthem. 'NFL is a total s***show with their crossing over into politics and 'social justice' nobody wants to see that s***! Roger Goodell and your ratings will soon prove that Exactly to be true, dumbass!'. 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', New England Patriots including head coach Bill Belichick, left, quarterback Cam Newton (1) and defensive back Terrence Brooks (25) stand during the singing of 'Lift Every Voice and Sing'. One Kansas City Chiefs team attempted to explain the negative response from fans. Seahawks players will also be wearing “We Want Justice” T-shirts during pregame warmups. It’s white people that don’t know. One Kansas City Chiefs fan attempted to explain the negative response from fans. Fans of the NFL have been expressing their dismay at how the league has become 'politicized' in the wake of recent Black Lives Matter protests. Kaepernick, who led San Francisco to the Super Bowl in 2012 and the NFC title game the next year, was unable to get a job in the league in 2017 - or since. Players who were not registered to vote in November’s presidential election used the time to do so. The Seattle Seahawks are continuing to use their platform to show support for the Black Lives Matter movement. DR ELLIE CANNON answers all those niggling worries and explains why you should be first in the queue, Has Sweden's iconoclast public health expert been sidelined? ', The Washington football team are pictured kneeling before their game in Landover, Maryland on Sunday, New England Patriots stand during the singing of 'Lift Every Voice and Sing' before their game against the Miami Dolphins, Cam Newton #1 of the New England Patriots stands with teammates as Alicia Keys performs 'Lift Every Voice and Sing' by video stream before the game between the Miami Dolphins and the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts, Cleveland Browns players kneel before the play of the National Anthem during an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday, Lewis, the Georgia Congressman who died in July, was named an honorary captain for the game. A Baltimore Ravens' fan declared the team kneeling for the national anthem to be a 'bad look' while another responded how they were never going to watch the NFL again, One female fan declared starkly how she loved her country but hated the NFL, Members of the Washington Football Team and Philadelphia Eagles lock arms and form an oval on the field before the start of an NFL football game on Sunday in Landover, Maryland, Carolina Panthers players react during the national Anthem at Bank of America Stadium, with some of the players raising their fists, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick first took a knee in 2016. Some team owners have pledged money toward social justice causes or offered their stadiums as polling places for the November election. Falcons owner Arthur Blank and Patriots owner Robert Kraft joined their teams as they lined up on the goal line when 'Lift Every Voice and Sing' was played before their games. Veteran linebacker K.J. And then most of the team kneeled for the national anthem. Gavin Newsom over his statewide coronavirus curfew, Mike Pompeo says the US 'unequivocally condemns' jailing of Citgo six and slams Venezuela's justice system as 'kangaroo court' and demands the execs are returned to the US, Rounding the corner... to calamity: US daily deaths could double to 4,000 within ten days warn experts as nation hits record 90k hospitalizations and Dr. Fauci says 'Christmas and New Year won't be any different than Thanksgiving', More than 150 are arrested as police clash with anti-lockdown protesters in London and thousands march against restrictions, Hesitant about the Covid vaccine? I'M DONE! One Denver Broncos fan posted video of himself setting fire to his Denver Broncos flag. That, my friends, is a REALLY bad look,' he wrote. It’s not been about freedom for all. A female fan from Arizona expressed similar sentiments. We were already for unity. We just have not been open to listening. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said the NFL should have taken Kaepernick's and other players' protests more seriously from the start. To HELL with the NFL and Players! We are no longer accepting comments on this article. #Disgrace #UnAmerican'. 'I wouldn't know, cuz I'm never watching nfl football again,' chimed in another in response. 'NFL Players expressing hatred for their own country. Another user, Clay Travis from Nashville expressed his upset with the Baltimore Ravens. The Los Angeles Rams sideline during the national anthem before the game against the Dallas Cowboys at SoFi Stadium on Sunday, Chicago Bears players on the sideline during the national anthem against Detroit Lions during an NFL football game, Sunday, Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson (8) and teammates kneel during the National Anthem before an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Detroit Lions players on the sideline during the national anthem against Chicago Bears during an NFL game, Sunday. 'The proof is in the pudding and the pudding they are about to serve up is not going to taste very good to a lot of loyal fans.'. NFL fans express their anger at the 'politicization' of the league as teams kneel for the anthem or stay in locker rooms to support BLM on first Sunday - while Colin … Ben Arthur covers sports for SeattlePI. Right: Jimmy Graham #80 of the Chicago Bears raises his fist during the national anthem before the start of the game against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field on Sunday. 'Football fans are not booing racial equality and justice. 'I love my country; I HATE the NFL,' tweeted Victoria Martel. Evan Gearing from Georgetown, Texas said that the current display made it hard for him to still support the NFL. Follow him on twitter at @benyarthur. Metcalf, free safety Quandre Diggs and linebacker Shaquem Griffin are among the players registered to vote for the first time. after being 'subjected' to kneeling players, fists in the air and the black National Anthem, Another fan told how they hadn't watched an NFL game for three years but had been a lifelong football fan until 2017, Chicago Bears Roquan Smith (58), Josh Woods (55), Joel Iyiegbuniwe (45) and James Vaughters (93) listen during the national anthem before their NFL football game against the Detroit Lions in Detroit.