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NFL Won’t Change National Anthem Policy, Players Will Be Allowed To Take A Knee

The National Football League (NFL) will not require players to stand for the national anthem, in contrast to earlier remarks made by Commissioner Roger Goodell that players “should” be required to stand for the song. As The New York Post reports, Goodell and NFL Players Association Executive Director DeMaurice F. Smith issued a joint statement on Wedensday, indicating the league’s stance on the issue moving forward.
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