The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Joe For America
After a year of boycotting the NFL, the teams seem to have decided that it is not worth it to pull their 3 minute antics on their employers’ time-clock.
The vast majority of NFL players are now standing for the anthem.
Only three players took a knee during the national anthem before the New York Giants game at the San Francisco 49ers, as the rest of the league stood during Veterans Day weekend.
Two 49er’s and one Giants player took a knee in protest of the National Anthem.
49er’s Eric Reid and Marquise Goodwin, both of whom have been protesting for most of the season, knelt, as did Giants defensive end Olivier Vernon, who was just activated. Vernon had been protesting while he was injured.
All of the players who have been protesting most of the season stood for the national anthem this week.
Fired 49er’s quarterback Colin Kaepernick began thepost was originally published on this site