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Kneeling NFL players earn $16M combined THIS season
Fox Business ^ | 10-14-18 | Thomas Barrabi

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 NFL’s 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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Extended News
KEYWORDS: kneelers; nfl

1 posted on 10/14/2018 3:45:02 PM PDT by NoLibZone
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To: NoLibZone

What is this “NFL” they’re referring to?


2 posted on 10/14/2018 3:48:25 PM PDT by SaveFerris (Luke 17:28 ... as it was in the days of Lot; they did eat, they drank, they bought, they sold ......)
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To: NoLibZone

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.


3 posted on 10/14/2018 3:49:22 PM PDT by webheart (Grammar police on the scene.)
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To: webheart

[I am going oiut of my way to avoid it, as a matter of fact.]

Same here.


4 posted on 10/14/2018 3:50:17 PM PDT by SaveFerris (Luke 17:28 ... as it was in the days of Lot; they did eat, they drank, they bought, they sold ......)
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To: NoLibZone

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.


5 posted on 10/14/2018 3:51:09 PM PDT by MtnClimber (For photos of Colorado scenery and wildlife, click on my screen name for my FR home page.)
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To: NoLibZone

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.


6 posted on 10/14/2018 3:53:32 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!)
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To: Jim Robinson

I’m all for them getting $15/hr!


7 posted on 10/14/2018 3:55:58 PM PDT by SaveFerris (Luke 17:28 ... as it was in the days of Lot; they did eat, they drank, they bought, they sold ......)
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To: NoLibZone

That’s it, three guys?

It’s time they moved on, that’s pitiful.

3 guys out of 1,632, plus staff and coaches.

Phfft.

I don’t watch anymore because the league has ruined the game, but that’s just funny, 3 guys. Who cares?


8 posted on 10/14/2018 3:57:00 PM PDT by SaxxonWoods (Stop The Madness. Do Not Respond To Vanity Posts.)
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To: webheart
I’m sure President Trump isn’t vexed or being vexed

Beat me to it. Trump doesn't spend a second worrying about this. He just points out the ridiculousness of it.

9 posted on 10/14/2018 4:00:36 PM PDT by KevinB (If I'm ever arrested, I'm switching parties.)
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To: SaxxonWoods

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.


10 posted on 10/14/2018 4:01:55 PM PDT by SaxxonWoods (Stop The Madness. Do Not Respond To Vanity Posts.)
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To: Jim Robinson

Lol


11 posted on 10/14/2018 4:05:35 PM PDT by xzins (Retired US Army chaplain. Support our troops by praying for their victory.)
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To: Jim Robinson

Good to be reminded that there is a silver lining behind every cloud and/or a pony under a very expensive pile.


12 posted on 10/14/2018 4:12:29 PM PDT by mountainfolk
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To: NoLibZone

The real protest would be for them to refuse to play.


13 posted on 10/14/2018 4:44:27 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: blueunicorn6

“The real protest would be for them to refuse to play.”

Surely a phony cause deserves a phony protest.


14 posted on 10/14/2018 5:01:55 PM PDT by dsc (Our system of government cannot survive one-party control of communications.)
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To: NoLibZone

How much are these 3 involved in community service and action?


15 posted on 10/14/2018 5:13:52 PM PDT by HChampagne (Cruz supporter but I will support and vote for Trump.)
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To: NoLibZone
Fug 'em all! I continue my boycott of the NFL!

BOYCOTT THE NFL!!!!

16 posted on 10/14/2018 5:46:01 PM PDT by Road Warrior 04 (Boycott The NFL! Molon Labe! Oathkeeper)
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To: NoLibZone
The Anti-American NATIONLESS Felon League no longer has a place in our home or lives.

The NATIONLESS Felon League is dead.

17 posted on 10/14/2018 5:57:04 PM PDT by Jmouse007 (Lord God Almighty, deliver us from this evil in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, amen.)
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To: SaxxonWoods

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.


18 posted on 10/14/2018 6:05:59 PM PDT by Jmouse007 (Lord God Almighty, deliver us from this evil in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, amen.)
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To: NoLibZone

Roger Goodell and the NFL
Can kiss my ass
And go to hell.


19 posted on 10/14/2018 6:35:16 PM PDT by GoldenPup
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