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Warner Todd Huston

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NFL Broadcasters Ignore Anthem Protests as Ratings Crater

As the NFL’s 2017 season began, all the league’s broadcast partners were deeply interested in showing the national anthem in order to highlight the protests by millionaire players. But, as Week 6 hit and ratings had slipped to record lows, those same broadcasters began to end their attention on the protests to avoid angering millions of NFL fans.

NFLPA Fires Back at Jerry Jones for Saying Players Will Stand or Not Play, Warns Against Making Players’ Rights ‘Subservient’

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones seems to be fed up with the disrespectful national anthem protests infesting the NFL. Jones basically told his players that if they don’t stand for the anthem, then the team won’t play. But, now the NFL player’s union is countering Jones’ comment and insisting that anthem protests are “conscientious” and “respectful.”

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