NFL OK with players kneeling during national anthem but fines player who wants to honor 9/11 victims

NFL OK with players kneeling during national anthem but fines player who wants to honor 9/11 victims

What stokes my ire is what happened when someone wants to do something that falls outside of the progressive anti-American sentiment.

I speak mainly of Tennessee Titan lineback Avery Williamson.

Williamson had planned on wearing a pair of commemorative cleats honoring those lost 15 years ago on the Islamic terrorist attacks of Sept. 11th. Giant’s receivers Odell Beckham and Victor Cruz are expected to do the same.

One would think that honoring those lost on the anniversary would be a fitting and moving tribute. And seeing how the NFL is fine with having its players disrespect the sacrifices made for this country they would also welcome a counterpoint.

They don’t call the NFL the no fun league for nothing.

An NFL representative called Williamson when it heard about his plans and informed him that he would be fined for a uniform violation if he wore the cleats.

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