“Football and politics don't mix easily," as the Cincinnati Bengals put it in a statement on Sunday just before the game.
That may be true, but when President Trump called out players for not standing for the National Anthem, cursed them and suggested they be fired, he not only mixed sport and politics, he stirred the pot and turned up the heat.And many teams and players responded on Sunday. We'd like to know what you think.
Should NFL players be reprimanded for not standing during the National Anthem?
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