Post Profile






Two NFL Archrivals Demonstrate Together With Pre-Game Unity Circle

The New Orleans Saints and the Atlanta Falcons are typically fierce rivals on the field, but Monday night the teams came together for a show of unity amid the ongoing national conversation about racism, protests and sports. The players and coaches for the two teams came to the center of the field and joined hands to form a unity circle following the national anthem. Saints coach Sean Payton contacted Falcons coach Dan Quinn about the idea, though the two ultimately let their quarterbacks decide how their teams would make a demonstration of unity while also standing in honor of the national anthem, ESPN reported.
read more

share
See more about: New Orleans Atlanta Falcons

Related Posts


This just in: The Saints’ defense is a horror show once again

Sports : The Early Lead

The New Orleans Saints’ defense, battered by injuries to more than half of their expected starters at the beginning of the season, looked stout on its first series of Monday night’s game. The Atlanta Falcons gained nine yards on the...

Clinton-Trump debate sends ‘Monday Night Football’ TV rating to possible historic low

Sports : The Early Lead

Monday night’s game between the Atlanta Falcons and the New Orleans Saints wasn’t expected to draw a huge TV audience. Neither of those teams has a national following, ratings for “Monday Night Football” overall have been in decline...

Did the Falcons and Saints Show the NFL How to Honor the Flag and Protest?

Ethnicity & Race / African American : The Root

Before the Atlanta Falcons took on the New Orleans Saints, Monday night, all of the players stood for the national anthem. Once the Star-Spangled Banner was complete, players and coaches from both teams all met in the middle of the ...

Saints and Falcons Join Hands at Midfield After National Anthem, Solve Racism (Video)

Sports : Total Pro Sports

Nobody sat or kneeled or raised a fist during the national anthem prior to Monday night’s game between the New Orleans Saint and Atlanta Falcons. Instead, after the anthem, Saints and Falcons players joined hands and formed a circle...

Saints, Falcons hold their own unique pregame demonstration

American Football / NFL : USAToday: NFL

After the playing of the national anthem, players and coaches from the New Orleans Saints and Atlanta Falcons came together to join hands in a huge circle at midfield before Monday Night Football.        

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC