Entire NFL Team May Take Action During National Anthem

The Seattle Seahawks may join Colin Kaepernick's protest as a team
By Michael Harthorne,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 8, 2016 5:44 PM CDT
Seahawks Mulling Team-wide Action During National Anthem
Seattle Seahawks cornerback Jeremy Lane sits as the national anthem plays before a preseason game. Two Seahawks players say they may join his protest in some fashion as an entire team.   (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

Colin Kaepernick's protest of the national anthem appears to be snowballing. Two Seattle Seahawks players have insinuated they may do something as a team during the national anthem prior to Sunday's game against the Miami Dolphins. "Anything we want to do, it's not going to be individual," the Big Lead quotes linebacker Bobby Wagner as saying. "It's going to be a team thing." Following teammate Jeremy Lane's solo act of protest during a preseason game, receiver Doug Baldwin says the "locker room has discussed" joining in. According to CBS Sports, coach Pete Carroll is already on record supporting Lane's right to protest, and Wagner isn't worried about reprisals. "Whatever we decide to do, we ain't gonna get into too much trouble," he says. "We're big kids now." (Read more Colin Kaepernick stories.)

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