The NFL announced that all players who are on the field when the national anthem is being sung before a game must stand or they can choose to remain in the locker room without penalty.
Teams will be subject to a fine if a player does not comply with this rule, said NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell in a news conference on Wednesday.
Do you agree with this new policy?
The New York Daily News has poured scorn on the NFL for banning players from taking a knee during the national anthem. https://t.co/VzRX2GdqGO— HuffPost (@HuffPost) May 24, 2018