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Houston Texans linebacker Lamarr Houston and cornerback Kevin Johnson kneel during the anthem, October 29, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

Houston Texans linebacker Lamarr Houston and cornerback Kevin Johnson kneel during the anthem, October 29, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

Houston Texans linebacker Lamarr Houston and cornerback Kevin Johnson kneel during the anthem, October 29, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports
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Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Albert Wilson sits during the national anthem, October 8, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Albert Wilson sits during the national anthem, October 8, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Albert Wilson sits during the national anthem, October 8, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports
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The Atlanta Hawks lock arms during the anthem, October 4, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports

The Atlanta Hawks lock arms during the anthem, October 4, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports

The Atlanta Hawks lock arms during the anthem, October 4, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports
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Chicago Bears players Adrian Amos, DeAndre Houston-Carson, Deon Bush and Josh Bellamy kneel in the end zone before the national anthem, September 28, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports

Chicago Bears players Adrian Amos, DeAndre Houston-Carson, Deon Bush and Josh Bellamy kneel in the end zone before the national anthem, September 28, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports

Chicago Bears players Adrian Amos, DeAndre Houston-Carson, Deon Bush and Josh Bellamy kneel in the end zone before the national anthem, September 28, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports
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Los Angeles Chargers offensive tackle Russell Okung raises his fist during the anthem, October 29, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Stew Milne-USA TODAY Sports

Los Angeles Chargers offensive tackle Russell Okung raises his fist during the anthem, October 29, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Stew Milne-USA TODAY Sports

Los Angeles Chargers offensive tackle Russell Okung raises his fist during the anthem, October 29, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Stew Milne-USA TODAY Sports
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New Orleans Saints players, including running back Mark Ingram, kneel before the anthem, October 15, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Chuck Cook-USA TODAY Sports

New Orleans Saints players, including running back Mark Ingram, kneel before the anthem, October 15, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Chuck Cook-USA TODAY Sports

New Orleans Saints players, including running back Mark Ingram, kneel before the anthem, October 15, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Chuck Cook-USA TODAY Sports
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The Los Angeles Sparks remain in the locker room for the anthem before the game against the Minnesota Lynx in Game 2 of the WNBA Finals, September 26, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports

The Los Angeles Sparks remain in the locker room for the anthem before the game against the Minnesota Lynx in Game 2 of the WNBA Finals, September 26, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports

The Los Angeles Sparks remain in the locker room for the anthem before the game against the Minnesota Lynx in Game 2 of the WNBA Finals, September 26, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports
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Green Bay Packers wide receiver Randall Cobb, quarterback Aaron Rodgers, tight end Richard Rodgers and wide receiver Davante Adams link arms during the anthem, September 28, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Randall Cobb, quarterback Aaron Rodgers, tight end Richard Rodgers and wide receiver Davante Adams link arms during the anthem, September 28, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Randall Cobb, quarterback Aaron Rodgers, tight end Richard Rodgers and wide receiver Davante Adams link arms during the anthem, September 28, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports
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Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones kneels with players prior to the anthem, September 25, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones kneels with players prior to the anthem, September 25, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones kneels with players prior to the anthem, September 25, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports
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Bruce Maxwell of the Oakland Athletics kneels as teammate Mark Canha places his hand on Maxwell's shoulder during the anthem, September 25, 2017. On Saturday, the rookie became the first Major League Baseball player to kneel for the national anthem in protest.

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Bruce Maxwell of the Oakland Athletics kneels as teammate Mark Canha places his hand on Maxwell's shoulder during the anthem, September 25, 2017. On Saturday, the rookie became the first Major League Baseball player to kneel for the national anthem...more

Bruce Maxwell of the Oakland Athletics kneels as teammate Mark Canha places his hand on Maxwell's shoulder during the anthem, September 25, 2017. On Saturday, the rookie became the first Major League Baseball player to kneel for the national anthem in protest. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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Members of the Oakland Unified School District Honor Band kneel as they perform the anthem, September 25, 2017. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Members of the Oakland Unified School District Honor Band kneel as they perform the anthem, September 25, 2017. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Members of the Oakland Unified School District Honor Band kneel as they perform the anthem, September 25, 2017. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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Jacksonville Jaguars players kneel during the anthem before the match against the Baltimore Ravens in London, September 24, 2017. Action Images via Reuters/Paul Childs

Jacksonville Jaguars players kneel during the anthem before the match against the Baltimore Ravens in London, September 24, 2017. Action Images via Reuters/Paul Childs

Jacksonville Jaguars players kneel during the anthem before the match against the Baltimore Ravens in London, September 24, 2017. Action Images via Reuters/Paul Childs
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Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shahid Khan links arms with players during the anthem, September 24, 2017. Action Images via Reuters/Paul Childs

Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shahid Khan links arms with players during the anthem, September 24, 2017. Action Images via Reuters/Paul Childs

Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shahid Khan links arms with players during the anthem, September 24, 2017. Action Images via Reuters/Paul Childs
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Washington Redskins tight end Niles Paul, linebacker Ryan Anderson and linebacker Chris Carter kneel with teammates, September 24, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports

Washington Redskins tight end Niles Paul, linebacker Ryan Anderson and linebacker Chris Carter kneel with teammates, September 24, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports

Washington Redskins tight end Niles Paul, linebacker Ryan Anderson and linebacker Chris Carter kneel with teammates, September 24, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports
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Kansas City Chiefs defensive back Marcus Peters protests next to running back Charcandrick West and defensive tackle Roy Miller during the anthem, September 24, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Kelvin Kuo-USA TODAY Sports

Kansas City Chiefs defensive back Marcus Peters protests next to running back Charcandrick West and defensive tackle Roy Miller during the anthem, September 24, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Kelvin Kuo-USA TODAY Sports

Kansas City Chiefs defensive back Marcus Peters protests next to running back Charcandrick West and defensive tackle Roy Miller during the anthem, September 24, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Kelvin Kuo-USA TODAY Sports
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Oakland Raiders players sit on the bench during the anthem, September 24, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Oakland Raiders players sit on the bench during the anthem, September 24, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Oakland Raiders players sit on the bench during the anthem, September 24, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports
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Philadelphia Eagles strong safety Malcolm Jenkins and defensive end Chris Long stand for the anthem, September 24, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

Philadelphia Eagles strong safety Malcolm Jenkins and defensive end Chris Long stand for the anthem, September 24, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

Philadelphia Eagles strong safety Malcolm Jenkins and defensive end Chris Long stand for the anthem, September 24, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports
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The Pittsburgh Steelers coaching staff stand for the anthem, September 24, 2017. The Pittsburgh Steelers waited off the field during the anthem before their game to avoid "playing politics" in divisive times, coach Mike Tomlin said.

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The Pittsburgh Steelers coaching staff stand for the anthem, September 24, 2017. The Pittsburgh Steelers waited off the field during the anthem before their game to avoid "playing politics" in divisive times, coach Mike Tomlin said. Mandatory...more

The Pittsburgh Steelers coaching staff stand for the anthem, September 24, 2017. The Pittsburgh Steelers waited off the field during the anthem before their game to avoid "playing politics" in divisive times, coach Mike Tomlin said. Mandatory Credit: Mike DiNovo-USA TODAY Sports
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Recording artist Meghan Linsey kneels after singing the anthem before the game between the Tennessee Titans and the Seattle Seahawks, September 24, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports

Recording artist Meghan Linsey kneels after singing the anthem before the game between the Tennessee Titans and the Seattle Seahawks, September 24, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports

Recording artist Meghan Linsey kneels after singing the anthem before the game between the Tennessee Titans and the Seattle Seahawks, September 24, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports
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Members of the New England Patriots take a knee, September 24, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports

Members of the New England Patriots take a knee, September 24, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports

Members of the New England Patriots take a knee, September 24, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports
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Buffalo Bills players kneel in protest during the anthem, September 24, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports

Buffalo Bills players kneel in protest during the anthem, September 24, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports

Buffalo Bills players kneel in protest during the anthem, September 24, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports
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The Cleveland Browns stand and kneel before the game, September 24, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Thomas J. Russo-USA TODAY Sports

The Cleveland Browns stand and kneel before the game, September 24, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Thomas J. Russo-USA TODAY Sports

The Cleveland Browns stand and kneel before the game, September 24, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Thomas J. Russo-USA TODAY Sports
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Indianapolis Colts players kneel during the anthem, September 24, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

Indianapolis Colts players kneel during the anthem, September 24, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

Indianapolis Colts players kneel during the anthem, September 24, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver DeSean Jackson and wide receiver Mike Evans kneel for the anthem, September 24, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports

Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver DeSean Jackson and wide receiver Mike Evans kneel for the anthem, September 24, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports

Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver DeSean Jackson and wide receiver Mike Evans kneel for the anthem, September 24, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports
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New York Jets players lock arms during the anthem, September 24, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

New York Jets players lock arms during the anthem, September 24, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

New York Jets players lock arms during the anthem, September 24, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports
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Some of the Miami Dolphins take a knee during the anthem, September 24, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports

Some of the Miami Dolphins take a knee during the anthem, September 24, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports

Some of the Miami Dolphins take a knee during the anthem, September 24, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports
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Green Bay Packers tight end Martellus Bennett holds his fist in the air during the anthem, September 10, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

Green Bay Packers tight end Martellus Bennett holds his fist in the air during the anthem, September 10, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

Green Bay Packers tight end Martellus Bennett holds his fist in the air during the anthem, September 10, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports
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Members of the Cleveland Browns kneel during the anthem, August 21, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports

Members of the Cleveland Browns kneel during the anthem, August 21, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports

Members of the Cleveland Browns kneel during the anthem, August 21, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports
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Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett sits during the national anthem as Seahawks running back Thomas Rawls and center Justin Britt stand next to him prior to kickoff, September 17, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett sits during the national anthem as Seahawks running back Thomas Rawls and center Justin Britt stand next to him prior to kickoff, September 17, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett sits during the national anthem as Seahawks running back Thomas Rawls and center Justin Britt stand next to him prior to kickoff, September 17, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports
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Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch sits during the anthem, August 19, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch sits during the anthem, August 19, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch sits during the anthem, August 19, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
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Philadelphia Eagles strong safety Malcolm Jenkins is joined by defensive end Chris Long and free safety Rodney McLeod during the anthem, August 24, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

Philadelphia Eagles strong safety Malcolm Jenkins is joined by defensive end Chris Long and free safety Rodney McLeod during the anthem, August 24, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

Philadelphia Eagles strong safety Malcolm Jenkins is joined by defensive end Chris Long and free safety Rodney McLeod during the anthem, August 24, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports
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San Francisco 49ers defensive back Eric Reid kneels during the anthem, August 27, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports

San Francisco 49ers defensive back Eric Reid kneels during the anthem, August 27, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports

San Francisco 49ers defensive back Eric Reid kneels during the anthem, August 27, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports
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Tennessee Titans defensive back Logan Ryan, linebacker Wesley Woodyard and defensive end Jurrell Casey raise their fists during the anthem, August 27, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports

Tennessee Titans defensive back Logan Ryan, linebacker Wesley Woodyard and defensive end Jurrell Casey raise their fists during the anthem, August 27, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports

Tennessee Titans defensive back Logan Ryan, linebacker Wesley Woodyard and defensive end Jurrell Casey raise their fists during the anthem, August 27, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports
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