NFL Players From These 9 Teams Protested During National Anthem in Week 9

Craig Bannister

By Craig Bannister | November 6, 2017 | 9:55 AM EST
National Football League (NFL) players continued to disrespect the National Anthem played before games on Sunday.

While several other players across the league raised fists or knelt prior to, or just after, the National Anthem, these 22 players from these nine NFL teams protested during the playing of the National Anthem in Week Nine, ESPN reported Monday:

Miami Dolphins: Wide receiver Kenny Stills, safety Michael Thomas and tight end Julius Thomas took a knee on the field during the national anthem.
Oakland Raiders: Running Back Marshawn Lynch sat during the national anthem.
Kansas City Chiefs: Cornerback Marcus Peters came out of the tunnel after the national anthem was over before the game in Dallas.
Seattle Seahawks: Tackle Duane Brown knelt during the national anthem, while defensive linemen Michael Bennett, Jarran Reed, Marcus Smith, Quinton Jefferson, Sheldon Richardson, Frank Clark and Branden Jackson all sat during the Anthem.
San Francisco 49ers: Safety Eric Reid, receiver Marquise Goodwin, linebacker Eli Harold and injured cornerback K’Waun Williams knelt in protest during the Anthem.
Philadelphia Eagles: Safety Malcolm Jenkins and Safety Rodney McLeod raised fists during the National Anthem.
New York Giants: Defensive End Olivier Vernon knelt during the Anthem.
Tennessee Titans: Wide receiver Rishard Matthews did not come out onto the field until after the Anthem.
Los Angeles Rams: Outside linebacker Robert Quinn raised his right fist in the air.
UPDATE: Detroit Lions: Running back Ameer Abdullah raised his left fist in the air during the national anthem prior to the Lions’ game against the Packers on Monday night, making him the 23rd player to protest during the National Anthem in Week 9.


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