Sherman Says Message Of Anthem Protest Getting LostSeahawks cornerback Richard Sherman opted not to take questions while at the podium today, instead issuing a statement on police shootings of Black men and children: "When a guy takes a knee, you can ignore it You can say he's not being patriotic, he's not honoring the flag. I'm doing none of of those things. I'm saying it straight up: This is wrong, and we need to do something.
Rapinoe Kneels During Anthem Before U.S. Match vs. Thailand"I'm very proud to pull on this shirt and play for this country, and also represent my country in a different way in speaking out for people that are oppressed."
Goodell Doesn't Agree With Kaepernick's Actions"I support our players when they want to see change in society, and we don't live in a perfect society," Goodell added. "On the other hand, we believe very strongly in patriotism in the NFL. I personally believe very strongly in that."
Seahawks' Lane Sits Out National AnthemSeattle cornerback Jeremy Lane opted not to stand during the national anthem Thursday evening
Football World Reacts To Colin Kaepernick's Anthem Protest San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's decision to sit while the national anthem is being played in protest of what he considers police brutality has sparked strong reaction across the sports world. Here's what some current and former players and coaches have said about the controversy:
How Many Starting Quarterbacks Do The Broncos Need?The Denver Broncos signed Mark Sanchez and are courting Colin Kaepernick. Are two starting quarterbacks better, or worse, than one?
RG3 And Colin Kaepernick - NFL Quarterbacks As Fallen StarsOnce franchise quarterbacks, RG3 and Colin Kaepernick are unwanted by their own teams. Will another NFL team give them a chance?
49ers Quarterback Colin Kaepernick Goes On Season-Ending IRKaepernick began the week coming off the team's bye with soreness in his non-throwing shoulder
Seattle Looks For Season Sweep As Niners Come To TownBouncing around at 4-4 heading into this past Sunday's meeting with the Cardinals, Seattle (4-5) had a chance to get back in the division race. As it stands now, the Seahawks are looking at the NFC wild card race, not winning the division.
49ers Tomsula Names Gabbert Starting QB To Face Seattle49ers coach Jim Tomsula is sticking with Blaine Gabbert as the starting quarterback after the bye week.
Injury Report: Chancellor, Wagner Likely To Battle NinersAfter an ugly 27-23 loss at home to unbeaten Carolina, the Seattle Seahawks head into an ever important road match-up with rival San Francisco 49ers.
Seahawks, Carroll Remain Confident Despite 2-4 StartSo, what is the formula for returning the two-time NFC Champion (2013, 2014) Seahawks back to their winning ways?