The Packers remained in their locker room for the two songs, following the lead of the Miami Dolphins, who said in a video last week that they would stay off the field for the national anthem rather than participate in “empty gestures” designed to placate the league’s fans. Among the early games, the Jacksonville Jaguars, Buffalo Bills and New York Jets also remained in their locker rooms for the pregame ceremonies. … [Read more...] about Racial injustice themes on display in empty NFL stadiums
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“For me, it’s about change," Chicago Bears tight end Jimmy Graham said. "Obviously, it’s a hot topic. And it needs to stay a hot topic until some legislation’s passed to hold people accountable and for total reform. That’s all we’re asking. I don’t think anything’s gonna stop until it happens.” … [Read more...] about Racial injustice themes fill empty NFL stadiums
"The Raiders and Nexstar are proud to announce a partnership that will bring Raiders content to more than nine million television households in three states," said Raiders President Marc Badain. "The passion of the Raider Nation is unrivaled, and the Raiders are excited to bring team programming to viewers in California, Hawaii and Utah with Nexstar." … [Read more...] about Will Las Vegas Raiders games still be televised in the Bay Area?
"We are a unified team. And as a team, we have decided to remain in the locker room during the pregame playing of "Lift Every Voice and Sing" and "The Star Spangled Banner" as an extension of our protest of racial injustice against the Black community," the Jaguars said in a statement after the game. "We understand that not everyone will agree with our position and demonstration; however, we hope that all will seek to understand the reason for it. We all want the same thing: equality and justice." … [Read more...] about Here’s how NFL Sunday games highlighted racial inequality in the US
Imagine that. For once, it would have been nice to hear a FedEx Field crowd's reaction to a quality that has been scarce here for decades. Resilience? From the Red. . . er, the Washington Football Team? Pick a more unexpected Washington football result from the past two decades. Maybe that Monday night 15 years ago in Dallas, when Mark Brunell overcame a 13-0 deficit by hitting Santana Moss for two scores in the last four minutes? Maybe. … [Read more...] about Washington Football Team’s most surprising change is that it fought for a win