The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Joe For America
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on Tuesday wrote a letter to all 32 league owners stating that the protests that have taken place during the national anthem need to stop!
In the letter Goodell wrote that the “current dispute over the National Anthem is threatening to erode the unifying power of our game, and is now dividing us, and our players, from many fans across the country.”
“Like many of our fans, we believe that everyone should stand for the National Anthem,” Goodell wrote. “It is an important moment in our game,” Goodell wrote.
Here is the letter in its entirety:
We live in a country that can feel very divided. Sports, and especially the NFL, brings people together and lets them set aside those divisions, at least for a few hours. The current dispute over the National Anthem is threatening to erode the unifying power of our game,post was originally published on this site