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Villanueva Claims He ‘Unintentionally’ Walked Out of the Tunnel, Meant to Remain Off the Field with the Steelers During the Anthem

There might be an awful lot of returned #78 jerseys in the next couple weeks. Alejandro Villanueva, the Steelers tackle who famously stood alone on the field for the playing of the national anthem on Sunday while the rest of his team stayed inside the tunnel, has now revealed that he actually intended to remain in the tunnel with his fellow players.

AP Nam Y. Huh

Ben Roethlisberger on Steelers Decision to Remain in Locker Room for Anthem: ‘I Wish we had Approached it Differently’

Monday morning quarterbacking is a time-honored NFL tradition, where everyone second-guesses the Sunday decisions made on the field which seemed like good ideas at the time, yet, after the fact, turned out to be grave errors in judgment. However, this Monday morning, we have a certain quarterback regretting a decision he and his teammates made off the field.

AP Gene Puskar

NFL: League, Not Patriots, Provides Coaches’ Communications Equipment

The NFL released a statement noting that the league, not the home team, provides coaches’ communications equipment for games. The explanation comes in the wake of technical difficulties for the Pittsburgh Steelers and New England Patriots during the season opener at Gillette Stadium.

The Associated Press