Skip to comments.Kneeling NFL players earn $16M combined THIS season
Posted on 10/14/2018 3:45:02 PM PDT by NoLibZone
A trio of NFL players have knelt during the national anthem this season, resuming protests against social injustice that have vexed President Trump for the last two years and left Commissioner Roger Goodell and other league officials scrambling for a solution.
Miami Dolphins wide receivers Kenny Stills and Albert Wilson have knelt during the national anthem every game this season. Carolina Panthers safety Eric Reid, who joined Colin Kaepernick during the original kneeling protests in 2016, resumed kneeling before his season debut in Week 5 last Sunday.
The three players are slated to earn a combined $16.5 million in 2018, or more if they meet certain bonuses. Under the NFLs current rules, none of the players will face fines or other disciplinary action for the protests.
Here's a breakdown of the players who continue to kneel.
Kenny Stills, Miami Dolphins 2018 salary: $8 million
Albert Wilson, Miami Dolphins 2018 salary: $7.5 million with bonuses
Eric Reid, Carolina Panthers 2018 salary: $1 million base salary, up to $1.9 million with bonuses
What is this “NFL” they’re referring to?
I’m sure President Trump isn’t vexed or being vexed, whatever that means. He was merely pointing out the disrespect being shown to our flag by well-payed athletes. I don’t see that as being vexed. The media types really want us to think President Trump is frustrated in his efforts to get athletes to show respect.
Personally, I am not vexed either I just don’t watch NFL any more. I am going oiut of my way to avoid it, as a matter of fact.
[I am going oiut of my way to avoid it, as a matter of fact.]
When the Denver Broncos kneeled I immediately changed the channel and have not watched a MFL game since, not even my now hated Denver Donkeys.
If they’re successful in their quest for socialism, they’d level the playing field and these jerks would be earning worker’s salaries. Now that would be social justice.
I’m all for them getting $15/hr!
That’s it, three guys?
It’s time they moved on, that’s pitiful.
3 guys out of 1,632, plus staff and coaches.
I don’t watch anymore because the league has ruined the game, but that’s just funny, 3 guys. Who cares?
Beat me to it. Trump doesn't spend a second worrying about this. He just points out the ridiculousness of it.
By the way, I do get my football fix easily and quickly by going to YouTube and watching old highlights. Watched Herschel Walker last night, wow!
Tonight I think I’ll watch Earl Campbell. Brutal!
Then there’s Jim Brown, Walter Payton, and many more. And that’s just the running backs.
Good to be reminded that there is a silver lining behind every cloud and/or a pony under a very expensive pile.
The real protest would be for them to refuse to play.
“The real protest would be for them to refuse to play.”
Surely a phony cause deserves a phony protest.
How much are these 3 involved in community service and action?
BOYCOTT THE NFL!!!!
The NATIONLESS Felon League is dead.
It doesn’t matter if it is only 3 knelt because the overwhelming majority of these anti-American, racist, SJW, PC Pink, Only Black Lives Matter, NATIONLESS Felon League THUGS are “kneeling” in their hearts.
Don’t be deceived; They HATE America, HATE Christians (prime example: Tim Tebow), HATE WHITE people, HATE, law enforcement, HATE the U.S. military and HATE THEIR OWN, NOW FORMER, FAN BASE. All they care about is taking your money, that’s it.
Roger Goodell and the NFL
Can kiss my ass
And go to hell.
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