In a statement, commissioner Roger Goodell said, "all league and team personnel shall stand", and added, "It was unfortunate that on-field protests created a false perception among many that thousands of NFL players were unpatriotic".
In the policy, it mentions it is up to the individual teams to decide whether to pass that cost onto the players. They say players can stay in the locker room instead. "You have to stand proudly for the national anthem, or you shouldn't be playing, you shouldn't be there". "I'm not sure that it's going to have that big of an impact".
That's not the only question about this new policy.
The NFL Players Association has threatened to challenge the decision, claiming that the league "chose to not consult" them over the policy.
Bethea discounted the notion that this was a compromise by the NFL.
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Other players took up the cause, and the gesture carried on during the 2017 season even after Kaepernick left the 49ers and failed to get a job with another team.
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"I think that's good".
Houston Texans owner Bob McNair told players they should talk to their teammates who kneel: "You fellas need to ask your compadres, fellas, stop that other business, let's go out and do something that really produces positive results, and we'll help you". Violations will lead to fines against teams, but not the players.
Shortly after the NFL announced the change, news broke that 49ers owner Jed York was the only person to abstain from the vote, which the league said passed unanimously. Those who violate the new rule can be fined by the league.
"Malcolm Jenkins says he will not let the NFL's new national anthem policy "silence me or stop me from fighting". saying the owners are "[thwarting] the players' constitutional rights". Being businessmen, we'll find a way to fit under that umbrella. I see it firsthand. I don't know that it's a problem solver.
York said he meant to meet with his players to discuss the change.
"The bottom line is police brutality is a huge problem in this country", he said. "If united and didn't take the field at all, it would upset a lot of people and a lot of executives". He thought that was just one of the missteps. Do I prefer that they stand?
"I think everyone has the right to express their first amendment rights", stated Kathy Klawitter.
As a football fan, I am proud of the NFL players today.