Keith Ellison Boycotting NFL Over 'Cowardly & Idiotic' Anthem Policy

Columnist Shaun King revealed the news that NFL players are considering missing matches

Reid, who played with Kaepernick, kneeled alongside him. Minor concessions have already been made to allow to NFL players the option of remaining in the locker room during the National Anthem.

Kaepernick filed a grievance last October against NFL owners for collusion, claiming they schemed to keep him off the football field because of his protests not his football ability.

His comments come just days after the league enacted a policy that it would fine players who did not stand on the field for the national anthem.

Reid kneeled right alongside Kaepernick in protest. Under the league's Collective Bargaining Agreement teams and the NFL are forbidden from coming together to deprive a player of employment. Trump referred to kneeling players as a "son of a bitch".

If the National Football League thinks it can pull a fast one and silence players who want to protest on the field, they need to think again.

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Several NFL team owners, including Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross both acknowledged that Trump's coming out against the protests affected their own positions in sworn testimony related for former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's grievance filed against the NFL.

Reid joined Kaepernick in his protest and was let go in 2017. All said they were protesting social issues, including law enforcement treatment of African Americans.

During an interview with Geragos on the podcast the Straight Aim this week, host Amy Dash noted the high burden of proof Geragos and Kaepernick faced, saying that "for collusion you would need to show that that fear actually influenced the owners by clear and convincing evidence".

The Journal reported that the depositions indicated that Trump's criticism of the players factored into the owners' discussions about the new anthem policy.

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