WHAT YOU SAID: Should NFL players be punished over the anthem?
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<p>ORCHARD PARK, NY - SEPTEMBER 24: Buffalo Bills players kneel during the American National anthem before an NFL game against the Denver Broncos on September 24, 2017 at New Era Field in Orchard Park, New York. (Photo by Brett Carlsen/Getty Images)</p>
Posted at 7:00 AM, Sep 30, 2017
and last updated2017-09-30 11:52:44-04
Last weekend's slate of NFL games was highly anticipated, not so much for who might win or lose, but for what might happen before the games even started.
Never has the singing of the national anthem been so closely watched. President Donald Trump kicked off the controversy a couple of days earlier when he called out players for not standing for the anthem. He even cursed them and suggested they be fired.