Pittsburgh Steelers Choose to Forego a National Anthem

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Refusing to mount for a inhabitant anthem has turn a controversial and supportive subject in a United States. The Pittsburgh Steelers announced they would not be withdrawal a locker room until after a normal opening of a football game, on Sept. 24, 2017.

They are holding this mount during a third week of a NFL season. The timing is poignant since Colin Kaepernick’s wordless criticism initial gained inhabitant courtesy in diversion 3 of a 2016 season.

Not being on a margin until after “The Star-Spangled Banner” is how a Steelers are display unity. Mike Tomlin, conduct manager for a team, told CBS News that a group was not going to attend in politics. He settled that he supports his players’ particular choices about either or not they stand. Tomlin explained that he told them if they were going to criticism they would do it as a team.

While not directly fixing who is enchanting a NFL in politics, it is expected he meant Donald Trump. Last week, a boss pronounced NFL group owners should postpone or glow players who do not mount in respect of a stars and stripes.

Since Kaepernick took a knee in protest, augmenting numbers of players are kneeling in unison.

Written by Cathy Milne
Edited by Jeanette Smith


Behind a Steele Curtain: Report: Pittsburgh Steelers won’t be participating in National Anthem in Week 3
SB Nation: A timeline of Colin Kaepernick’s inhabitant anthem criticism and a athletes who assimilated him

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