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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

One week ago, the Cleveland first responders said they would not participate in the Cleveland Browns pre-game ceremony. The team and the representatives for the first responders must have worked behind the scenes to come to an agreement.

Prior to the Browns game with the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Browns ran out of the tunnel with police officers, servicemen, and servicewomen.

On Sept. 2, the Cleveland police union insisted that they would not hold the American flag with the Browns players prior to the game with the Steelers. Cleveland Police Patrolman’s Association President Steve Loomis said the union members ‘had planned to participate in the flag ceremony for the first game on Sept. 10 until some Browns players kneeled during the National Anthem before a preseason game.’

Loomis said that the players not standing for the anthem was offensive. He said the sacrifices of others [military] allow these guys to have the success that they have.

DeShone Kizer (Getty Images)

DeShone Kizer (Getty Images)

 

He even said the Browns condoned the ‘disrespectful activity of their employees.’

The Browns made a statement with a ‘unity and equality’ video prior to kickoff. The video played before the National Anthem.

More than 10 players ‘took a knee in prayer’ during a protest of the National Anthem in their Week 2 game. That caused a stir, even from Browns legend Jim Brown.

“I don’t desecrate my flag and my national anthem,” he said.

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