Advertisements
Latest News

Anti-protest banner flies over Lambeau Field

Follow The Capital Sports Report on WordPress.com

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Green Bay Packers host the New Orleans Saints in Week Seven this afternoon in Lambeau Field. But, while the game is hours away, there is an interesting banner flying over the stadium.

It’s an anti-protest banner, according to NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero. He says it says, “Real men and NFL owners should stand for our country.”

The NFL has been dealing with a national anthem problem dating back to last season when then former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick started the issue by kneeling for the anthem. He said it wasn’t about the flag, but about injustice in the country.

It’s become a hot issue once again, as President Donald Trump has called out the players for kneeling. He said they shouldn’t kneel during the anthem, because of the lack of respect for our flag.

Brett Hundley (Getty Images)

Brett Hundley (Getty Images)

He said that they should be fired for kneeling. After that, a lot more players have decided to knee, or even sit, during the anthem.

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has come out and supports the President’s decision.

Since the banner is flying so early around the stadium, it’s no clear if any players saw it. Even if they did see the banner, it would honestly be able winning the game and preparing to do that than being distracted by the banner.

Any Corrections?. You can contact Anthony at publisher@thecapitalsportsreport.com.

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Follow Anthony: @alcaruso3 on Twitter | Anthony Caruso III on Facebook
Follow us: @CapSportsReport on Twitter | The Capital Sports Report on Facebook

Advertisements

Enter your email address to follow The Capital Sports Report and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 730 other followers

Any Corrections?. You can contact Anthony Caruso III, Publisher at publisher@thecapitalsportsreport.com.

Follow us: @CapSportsReport on Twitter | The Capital Sports Report on Facebook

©2007-2017 The Capital Sports Report. Please honor copyright! Piracy hurts writers, devalues their works, and puts you and your employer at risk of lawsuits. All original materials contained on this website are protected by the United States copyright law and may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, displayed, published or broadcasted without the prior written permission.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s