Skip to comments.Tanguay: All Patriots players will stand for National Anthem Sunday
Posted on 09/26/2017 10:23:44 PM PDT by TigerClaws
The Patriots took different approaches as the National Anthem played on Sunday at Gillette Stadium. Many, including safety and captain Devin McCourty, took a knee. Others stood and linked arms.
A league source has told CSN's Gary Tanguay that every Patriots player will stand for the anthem prior to Sunday's game against the Carolina Panthers.
Patriots captain Devin McCourty explained that Saturday was an emotional day for him and his teammates as they tried to determine how best to react to Trump's comments, which referred to players kneeling during the anthem as "sons of bitches" who should lose their jobs.
Matt Light: Better ways to protest than kneeling during national anthem McCourty explains what went into decision for Patriots to kneel during anthem Troy Brown and Dan Koppen react to Matt Light comments on protest "We were obviously very conflicted," he said. "We knew our message would be perceived by a lot of people in a way that wasnt what we were trying to put out. A lot of guys felt, I mean, all over the place about the comments by the President Friday night. As a leader on the team, a lot of guys came to me and they didnt know what to do. They just were kind of angry.
"It was good Saturday. We all kind of talked as a group of releasing that anger and not being angry. We were in chapel and a lot of guys talked about that in our faith, God is first. We wanted to come together."
Yesterday a FReeper predicted this. I wish I could remember who.
The Left will go wild.
Didn’t they stand with arms locked like a bunch of homos?
I meant Monday. It’s tomorrow already.
This is just the start to the end to this madness.
Will they put their hand over their heart though?
Much better than the Pittsburgh Knellers.
Let them shoot their wad.
Trump is a genius. If you look at an unbiased poll, over 60% of the country agrees with him over this. Now, he can slam the media some more. hehehe.
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I’ll be on FR waiting to hear about it. I sure as hell won’t be watching.
They can stand on clouds and wear halos and I will NOT watch. I’m done watching these dumb asses.
Too late, sleazebags.
You revealed who you really are.
To hell with you.
Do you really need to inject race into this? That’s the fall back position of the left.
>> Now, he can slam the media some more
The MSM is Disney, Comcast, and Viacom. We’ll see what ATT does with CNN.
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