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NFL: Athletes pile on Drew Brees over comments about kneeling

NFL: Athletes pile on Drew Brees over comments about kneeling

NBA superstar LeBron James and even New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas took aim at Drew Brees after the quarterback reiterated his objection to th [...] Read full article: NFL: Athletes pile on Drew Brees over co...→

NFL: Athletes pile on Drew Brees over comments about kneeling

NFL: Athletes pile on Drew Brees over comments about kneeling

NBA superstar LeBron James and even New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas took aim at Drew Brees after the quarterback reiterated his objection to th [...] Read full article: NFL: Athletes pile on Drew Brees over co...→

Trump predicts NFL will have 'a lot of problems' if it allows kneeling

Trump predicts NFL will have 'a lot of problems' if it allows kneeling

President Trump offered a dire warning for the NFL if it allows its players to kneel during the national anthem.  Read full article: Trump predicts NFL will have 'a lot of p...→

Carson thinks Trump will 'get there' on athletes kneeling

The lone African American member of President Donald Trump’s Cabinet said Monday he would work with the president on the issue of athletes taking a knee during [...] Read full article: Carson thinks Trump will 'get there' on ...→

Baker Mayfield ‘okay’ with losing fans over NFL kneeling stance

Baker Mayfield ‘okay’ with losing fans over NFL kneeling stance

Baker Mayfield plans to kneel as a sign of solidarity with black players in the NFL and he doesn’t care if he’s going to lose fans because of it. After hearing [...] Read full article: Baker Mayfield ‘okay’ with losing fans o...→

Patrick Mahomes on Drew Brees' anthem-kneeling comments: 'Obviously, his statement missed the point'

Patrick Mahomes on Drew Brees' anthem-kneeling comments: 'Obviously, his statement missed the point'

Patrick Mahomes was asked about Drew Brees’ comments from last week on kneeling during the national anthem and how the New Orleans Saints quarterback would nev [...] Read full article: Patrick Mahomes on Drew Brees' anthem-kn...→

Ben Watson speaks out on Drew Brees backlash: 'It's about listening and feeling the tone of what is going on'

Ben Watson speaks out on Drew Brees backlash: 'It's about listening and feeling the tone of what is going on'

Former NFL tight end Ben Watson responded Tuesday to the backlash over Drew Brees' comments about kneeling during the playing of "The Star-Spangled Banner" Tue [...] Read full article: Ben Watson speaks out on Drew Brees back...→

SI Columnist: Stop NFL Kneeling Debate by Not Playing National Anthem

SI Columnist: Stop NFL Kneeling Debate by Not Playing National Anthem

Now that kneeling in protest during the national anthem at NFL games is apparently going to be a source of controversy again this coming season, Sports Illustr [...] Read full article: SI Columnist: Stop NFL Kneeling Debate b...→

Peter King uproar over ‘Lord of Flies’ reference in Drew Brees story

Peter King uproar over ‘Lord of Flies’ reference in Drew Brees story

Sure, Drew Brees was on a (metaphorical) island. The rest of this comparison seems imperfect at best. A source close to Brees told NBC Sports’ Peter King that [...] Read full article: Peter King uproar over ‘Lord of Flies’ r...→

Drew Brees pal describes reaction to anthem-kneeling comments as something out of 'Lord of the Flies': report

Drew Brees pal describes reaction to anthem-kneeling comments as something out of 'Lord of the Flies': report

A person close to Drew Brees shed some light described the reaction the New Orleans Saints quarterback was receiving last week as something similar to “Lord of [...] Read full article: Drew Brees pal describes reaction to ant...→

NFL team, universities cancel contract after CEO’s ‘racist’ comments on George Floyd protests

NFL team, universities cancel contract after CEO’s ‘racist’ comments on George Floyd protests

The Carolina Panthers have cut ties with a Charlotte-based security company after its CEO made “insensitive and racist” comments in the wake of the massive pro [...] Read full article: NFL team, universities cancel contract a...→

Drew Brees’ wife Brittany issues apology: ‘We are the problem’

Drew Brees’ wife Brittany issues apology: ‘We are the problem’

Drew Brees’ wife Brittany penned an emotional message Friday on Instagram, stating “WE ARE THE PROBLEM,” a day after the Saints quarterback offered a second ap [...] Read full article: Drew Brees’ wife Brittany issues apology...→

Steelers' Alejandro Villanueva blames media for Drew Brees fallout: 'unbelievably divisive right now'

Steelers' Alejandro Villanueva blames media for Drew Brees fallout: 'unbelievably divisive right now'

Pittsburgh Steelers’ Alejandro Villanueva blames the media for the controversy surrounding Drew Brees' remarks against kneeling during the national anthem this [...] Read full article: Steelers' Alejandro Villanueva blames me...→

Trump backs Drew Brees' original comments on it being 'disrespectful' to kneel during the anthem

Trump backs Drew Brees' original comments on it being 'disrespectful' to kneel during the anthem

“There are other things you can protest, but not our Great American Flag,” Trump added, conflating silent protests of police brutality to protesting the Americ [...] Read full article: Trump backs Drew Brees' original comment...→

‘NO KNEELING!’ – Trump Disappointed After Brees Apologizes for Defending Flag

‘NO KNEELING!’ – Trump Disappointed After Brees Apologizes for Defending Flag

President Donald Trump on Friday criticized New Orleans Saints Quarterback Drew Brees after he apologized for defending the American flag. Read full article: ‘NO KNEELING!’ – Trump Disappointed Afte...→

Trump weighs in on Drew Brees apology amid national anthem controversy

President Trump voiced support for Saints quarterback Drew Brees who received backlash for comments about kneeling during the National Anthem. Read full article: Trump weighs in on Drew Brees apology am...→

Fmr NFL Player Burgess Owens: People Bashing Brees for Flag Comments Are 'Bullies,' 'Cowards,' 'Marxists'

Fmr NFL Player Burgess Owens: People Bashing Brees for Flag Comments Are 'Bullies,' 'Cowards,' 'Marxists'

Thursday on Fox News Channel's "Tucker Carlson Tonight," former NFL player Burgess Owens slammed the people who criticized New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew [...] Read full article: Fmr NFL Player Burgess Owens: People Bas...→

Trump says he 'absolutely' would support Colin Kaepernick getting second shot in NFL despite kneeling controversy

Trump says he 'absolutely' would support Colin Kaepernick getting second shot in NFL despite kneeling controversy

President Trump lent some support Wednesday to former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, saying he would "love to see him get another shot" if he still has the [...] Read full article: Trump says he 'absolutely' would support...→

Ben Carson: Trump Will Come Around on Pro-Athletes Kneeling During Anthem

Ben Carson: Trump Will Come Around on Pro-Athletes Kneeling During Anthem

Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson said he thinks President Donald Trump will come around on his harsh stance against professional athletes [...] Read full article: Ben Carson: Trump Will Come Around on Pr...→

Trump loses 2 pivotal allies in his anti-kneeling crusade: NASCAR and the NFL

Trump loses 2 pivotal allies in his anti-kneeling crusade: NASCAR and the NFL

Both are vowing to stand up for racial justice in a way that could challenge the president’s relationship with each organization. Read full article: Trump loses 2 pivotal allies in his anti...→

Spike Lee compliments Saints' Drew Brees for standing up to Trump over anthem remarks: report

Spike Lee compliments Saints' Drew Brees for standing up to Trump over anthem remarks: report

Award-winning filmmaker Spike Lee reportedly praised Drew Brees on Tuesday for standing up to President Trump, who criticized the quarterback last week for apo [...] Read full article: Spike Lee compliments Saints' Drew Brees...→

Trump retweets ally’s pledge to not buy NFL tickets amid kneeling concerns

Trump retweets ally’s pledge to not buy NFL tickets amid kneeling concerns

President Trump appeared to express support for a pledge from a top political ally to not buy tickets to NFL games “until they…stop dividing America.” The twee [...] Read full article: Trump retweets ally’s pledge to not buy ...→

Eagles’ Malik Jackson trashes Drew Brees’ kneeling apology

Eagles’ Malik Jackson trashes Drew Brees’ kneeling apology

Drew Brees was quickly granted forgiveness from teammates after the Saints quarterback apologized for saying he was against kneeling during the national anthem [...] Read full article: Eagles’ Malik Jackson trashes Drew Brees...→

Eagles' Malik Jackson explains why he's not accepting Drew Brees' apology on anthem-kneeling remarks

Eagles' Malik Jackson explains why he's not accepting Drew Brees' apology on anthem-kneeling remarks

Drew Brees’ apologies for his comments on kneeling during the national anthem mostly went over well with his New Orleans Saints teammates and other players aro [...] Read full article: Eagles' Malik Jackson explains why he's ...→

Drew Brees' wife apologizes for husband's comments on flag

Drew Brees' wife apologizes for husband's comments on flag

The wife of New Orleans Saints Quarterback Drew Brees has now apologized for comments her husband made regarding his opposition to Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling [...] Read full article: Drew Brees' wife apologizes for husband'...→

Drew Brees' wife, Brittany, apologizes: 'We are the problem'

Drew Brees' wife, Brittany, apologizes: 'We are the problem'

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees apologized multiple times last week for his comments against kneeling during the national anthem. His wife, Brittany, [...] Read full article: Drew Brees' wife, Brittany, apologizes: ...→

Saints quarterback Drew Brees isn’t a ‘punk,’ he’s a patriot

Saints quarterback Drew Brees isn’t a ‘punk,’ he’s a patriot

NFL star Drew Brees stepped into a social-media conflagration Wednesday when he responded to a question from Yahoo Finance about possible protests in the upcom [...] Read full article: Saints quarterback Drew Brees isn’t a ‘p...→

Drew Brees Responds to Trump: 'This Is Not About the Flag'

Drew Brees Responds to Trump: 'This Is Not About the Flag'

Drew Brees addressed President Trump on Friday night after the president criticized him for backing down from his anthem stance. Read full article: Drew Brees Responds to Trump: 'This Is N...→

NBC News op-ed: Drew Brees' 'biggest mistake' is believing US flag 'means anything'

NBC News op-ed: Drew Brees' 'biggest mistake' is believing US flag 'means anything'

An opinion piece published by NBC News claimed that NFL superstar Drew Brees' "biggest mistake" when defending the American flag was "believing" that it "means [...] Read full article: NBC News op-ed: Drew Brees' 'biggest mis...→

Trump criticizes Saints' Drew Brees after apologizing for stance on kneeling during the national anthem

Trump criticizes Saints' Drew Brees after apologizing for stance on kneeling during the national anthem

President Trump criticized New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees on Friday after he apologized for his comments about his stance against kneeling during th [...] Read full article: Trump criticizes Saints' Drew Brees afte...→

Trump says Drew Brees shouldn’t have apologized for criticizing NFL players who kneel during anthem

Trump says Drew Brees shouldn’t have apologized for criticizing NFL players who kneel during anthem

President Trump said Friday that NFL quarterback Drew Brees shouldn’t have apologized for criticizing players who kneel in protest during the National Anthem, [...] Read full article: Trump says Drew Brees shouldn’t have apo...→

LeBron James Blasts Laura Ingraham's Defense of Drew Brees: 'F-N Tired of This Treatment'

While Drew Brees was facing an avalanche of criticism for saying that NFL anthem protests were a sign of "disrespect" for the flag, Fox News Read full article: LeBron James Blasts Laura Ingraham's Def...→

Colin Kaepernick should get another shot in NFL, Drew Rosenhaus says: 'One of the 32 teams really needs to step up'

Colin Kaepernick should get another shot in NFL, Drew Rosenhaus says: 'One of the 32 teams really needs to step up'

Drew Rosenhaus, one of the most prolific agents in the NFL, said Sunday he thinks it’s time Colin Kaepernick gets signed after not having played a down of foot [...] Read full article: Colin Kaepernick should get another shot...→

Kiszla: Deep dive into the small details that will make or break Drew Lock as winning NFL quarterback

Kiszla: Deep dive into the small details that will make or break Drew Lock as winning NFL quarterback

No moment seems too big for Drew Lock, whether he’s rapping on the Denver bench, chatting up Peyton Manning on the phone or marching through town in support of [...] Read full article: Kiszla: Deep dive into the small details...→

Tom Brady, Drew Brees Dozens Of Patriots Sign Players' Coalition Letter To Urge Congress To End Qualified Immunity For Police

Tom Brady, Drew Brees Dozens Of Patriots Sign Players' Coalition Letter To Urge Congress To End Qualified Immunity For Police

On Wednesday, The Players' Coalition urged Congress to pass the Ending Qualified Immunity Act, in a letter that included more than 1,400 athletes, coaches and [...] Read full article: Tom Brady, Drew Brees Dozens Of Patriots...→

Eagles' Malik Jackson Refuses to Accept Drew Brees' Apology: The Flag Has 'Oppressed People'

Eagles' Malik Jackson Refuses to Accept Drew Brees' Apology: The Flag Has 'Oppressed People'

Eagles defensive tackle Malik Jackson is not accepting Drew Brees' apology. Not only that, the Philly defender looks forward to getting a Read full article: Eagles' Malik Jackson Refuses to Accept ...→

Drew Brees’ wife apologizes for husband’s comments on Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling during the national anthem

Drew Brees’ wife apologizes for husband’s comments on Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling during the national anthem

New Orleans Saints Quarterback Drew Brees has apologized for comments he made in an interview regarding his opposition to Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling during th [...] Read full article: Drew Brees’ wife apologizes for husband’...→

O.J. Simpson accepts Drew Brees’ apology

O.J. Simpson accepts Drew Brees’ apology

O.J. Simpson said he has accepted Drew Brees’ apology for saying he’d “never agree” with someone who takes a knee during the national anthem. Read full article: O.J. Simpson accepts Drew Brees’ apology...→

Colin Kaepernick: Timeline of former NFL QB's kneeling protests

Colin Kaepernick: Timeline of former NFL QB's kneeling protests

Here’s a timeline of Kaepernick’s pro football and post-NFL days since he first kneeled during “The Star-Spangled Banner.” Read full article: Colin Kaepernick: Timeline of former NFL...→

'WE ARE THE PROBLEM': Drew Brees' Wife Claims 'White America' Is 'Not Looking for Racial Prejudice'

'WE ARE THE PROBLEM': Drew Brees' Wife Claims 'White America' Is 'Not Looking for Racial Prejudice'

Brittany Brees, wife of New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees, took to Instagram on Saturday to blame white people for merely Read full article: 'WE ARE THE PROBLEM': Drew Brees' Wife C...→

Drew Brees tells Trump

Drew Brees tells Trump "we need to listen and learn" about racial injustice

On Saturday, the Trump campaign emailed a petition to campaign supporters, reiterating that the "American Flag should be respected." Read full article: Drew Brees tells Trump "we need to liste...→

Saints players praise Drew Brees for response to Trump's criticism: 'Apology is a form of true leadership'

Saints players praise Drew Brees for response to Trump's criticism: 'Apology is a form of true leadership'

Malcolm Jenkins was among the first critics to slam New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees for his comments against kneeling during the national anthem but [...] Read full article: Saints players praise Drew Brees for res...→

NFL quarterback Drew Brees late Friday posted a message directed to President Do [...]

NFL quarterback Drew Brees late Friday posted a message directed to President Do [...]

NFL quarterback Drew Brees late Friday posted a message directed to President Donald Trump and White Americans: stop talking about the American flag and start. [...] Read full article: NFL quarterback Drew Brees late Friday p...→

Drew Brees finds support from up high: President Donald Trump

Drew Brees finds support from up high: President Donald Trump

President Donald Trump criticized Saints quarterback Drew Brees for apologizing over comments he made in opposition to NFL players kneeling during the national [...] Read full article: Drew Brees finds support from up high: P...→

LeBron James still finding criticism over NBA's China flap as he advocates for social justice, slams Drew Brees

LeBron James still finding criticism over NBA's China flap as he advocates for social justice, slams Drew Brees

LeBron James has one of the biggest voices in all of sports and over the last month has used it to advocate for justice in the Ahmaud Arbery and George Floyd c [...] Read full article: LeBron James still finding criticism ove...→

Jets' Jamal Adams won't accept Drew Brees, Jake Fromm apologies: 'Save the bulls--t'

Jets' Jamal Adams won't accept Drew Brees, Jake Fromm apologies: 'Save the bulls--t'

New York Jets safety Jamal Adams isn’t ready to move on from Drew Brees and Jake Fromm’s apology, calling out the sincerity of their words on Twitter Thursday. [...] Read full article: Jets' Jamal Adams won't accept Drew Bree...→

Trump predicts NFL will have 'a lot of problems' if it allows kneeling

Trump predicts NFL will have 'a lot of problems' if it allows kneeling

President Trump offered a dire warning for the NFL if it allows its players to kneel during the national anthem.  Read full article: Trump predicts NFL will have 'a lot of p...→

Ben Carson: Trump Will Come Around on Pro-Athletes Kneeling During Anthem

Ben Carson: Trump Will Come Around on Pro-Athletes Kneeling During Anthem

Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson said he thinks President Donald Trump will come around on his harsh stance against professional athletes [...] Read full article: Ben Carson: Trump Will Come Around on Pr...→

Baker Mayfield ‘okay’ with losing fans over NFL kneeling stance

Baker Mayfield ‘okay’ with losing fans over NFL kneeling stance

Baker Mayfield plans to kneel as a sign of solidarity with black players in the NFL and he doesn’t care if he’s going to lose fans because of it. After hearing [...] Read full article: Baker Mayfield ‘okay’ with losing fans o...→

Kiszla: Deep dive into the small details that will make or break Drew Lock as winning NFL quarterback

Kiszla: Deep dive into the small details that will make or break Drew Lock as winning NFL quarterback

No moment seems too big for Drew Lock, whether he’s rapping on the Denver bench, chatting up Peyton Manning on the phone or marching through town in support of [...] Read full article: Kiszla: Deep dive into the small details...→

Spike Lee compliments Saints' Drew Brees for standing up to Trump over anthem remarks: report

Spike Lee compliments Saints' Drew Brees for standing up to Trump over anthem remarks: report

Award-winning filmmaker Spike Lee reportedly praised Drew Brees on Tuesday for standing up to President Trump, who criticized the quarterback last week for apo [...] Read full article: Spike Lee compliments Saints' Drew Brees...→

Ben Watson speaks out on Drew Brees backlash: 'It's about listening and feeling the tone of what is going on'

Ben Watson speaks out on Drew Brees backlash: 'It's about listening and feeling the tone of what is going on'

Former NFL tight end Ben Watson responded Tuesday to the backlash over Drew Brees' comments about kneeling during the playing of "The Star-Spangled Banner" Tue [...] Read full article: Ben Watson speaks out on Drew Brees back...→

Eagles' Malik Jackson Refuses to Accept Drew Brees' Apology: The Flag Has 'Oppressed People'

Eagles' Malik Jackson Refuses to Accept Drew Brees' Apology: The Flag Has 'Oppressed People'

Eagles defensive tackle Malik Jackson is not accepting Drew Brees' apology. Not only that, the Philly defender looks forward to getting a Read full article: Eagles' Malik Jackson Refuses to Accept ...→

Eagles’ Malik Jackson trashes Drew Brees’ kneeling apology

Eagles’ Malik Jackson trashes Drew Brees’ kneeling apology

Drew Brees was quickly granted forgiveness from teammates after the Saints quarterback apologized for saying he was against kneeling during the national anthem [...] Read full article: Eagles’ Malik Jackson trashes Drew Brees...→

Peter King uproar over ‘Lord of Flies’ reference in Drew Brees story

Peter King uproar over ‘Lord of Flies’ reference in Drew Brees story

Sure, Drew Brees was on a (metaphorical) island. The rest of this comparison seems imperfect at best. A source close to Brees told NBC Sports’ Peter King that [...] Read full article: Peter King uproar over ‘Lord of Flies’ r...→

O.J. Simpson accepts Drew Brees’ apology

O.J. Simpson accepts Drew Brees’ apology

O.J. Simpson said he has accepted Drew Brees’ apology for saying he’d “never agree” with someone who takes a knee during the national anthem. Read full article: O.J. Simpson accepts Drew Brees’ apology...→

Drew Brees' wife apologizes for husband's comments on flag

Drew Brees' wife apologizes for husband's comments on flag

The wife of New Orleans Saints Quarterback Drew Brees has now apologized for comments her husband made regarding his opposition to Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling [...] Read full article: Drew Brees' wife apologizes for husband'...→

NFL team, universities cancel contract after CEO’s ‘racist’ comments on George Floyd protests

NFL team, universities cancel contract after CEO’s ‘racist’ comments on George Floyd protests

The Carolina Panthers have cut ties with a Charlotte-based security company after its CEO made “insensitive and racist” comments in the wake of the massive pro [...] Read full article: NFL team, universities cancel contract a...→

'WE ARE THE PROBLEM': Drew Brees' Wife Claims 'White America' Is 'Not Looking for Racial Prejudice'

'WE ARE THE PROBLEM': Drew Brees' Wife Claims 'White America' Is 'Not Looking for Racial Prejudice'

Brittany Brees, wife of New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees, took to Instagram on Saturday to blame white people for merely Read full article: 'WE ARE THE PROBLEM': Drew Brees' Wife C...→

Steelers' Alejandro Villanueva blames media for Drew Brees fallout: 'unbelievably divisive right now'

Steelers' Alejandro Villanueva blames media for Drew Brees fallout: 'unbelievably divisive right now'

Pittsburgh Steelers’ Alejandro Villanueva blames the media for the controversy surrounding Drew Brees' remarks against kneeling during the national anthem this [...] Read full article: Steelers' Alejandro Villanueva blames me...→

Saints players praise Drew Brees for response to Trump's criticism: 'Apology is a form of true leadership'

Saints players praise Drew Brees for response to Trump's criticism: 'Apology is a form of true leadership'

Malcolm Jenkins was among the first critics to slam New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees for his comments against kneeling during the national anthem but [...] Read full article: Saints players praise Drew Brees for res...→

Drew Brees Responds to Trump: 'This Is Not About the Flag'

Drew Brees Responds to Trump: 'This Is Not About the Flag'

Drew Brees addressed President Trump on Friday night after the president criticized him for backing down from his anthem stance. Read full article: Drew Brees Responds to Trump: 'This Is N...→

Trump backs Drew Brees' original comments on it being 'disrespectful' to kneel during the anthem

Trump backs Drew Brees' original comments on it being 'disrespectful' to kneel during the anthem

“There are other things you can protest, but not our Great American Flag,” Trump added, conflating silent protests of police brutality to protesting the Americ [...] Read full article: Trump backs Drew Brees' original comment...→

Trump criticizes Saints' Drew Brees after apologizing for stance on kneeling during the national anthem

Trump criticizes Saints' Drew Brees after apologizing for stance on kneeling during the national anthem

President Trump criticized New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees on Friday after he apologized for his comments about his stance against kneeling during th [...] Read full article: Trump criticizes Saints' Drew Brees afte...→

Trump weighs in on Drew Brees apology amid national anthem controversy

President Trump voiced support for Saints quarterback Drew Brees who received backlash for comments about kneeling during the National Anthem. Read full article: Trump weighs in on Drew Brees apology am...→

LeBron James still finding criticism over NBA's China flap as he advocates for social justice, slams Drew Brees

LeBron James still finding criticism over NBA's China flap as he advocates for social justice, slams Drew Brees

LeBron James has one of the biggest voices in all of sports and over the last month has used it to advocate for justice in the Ahmaud Arbery and George Floyd c [...] Read full article: LeBron James still finding criticism ove...→

LeBron James Blasts Laura Ingraham's Defense of Drew Brees: 'F-N Tired of This Treatment'

While Drew Brees was facing an avalanche of criticism for saying that NFL anthem protests were a sign of "disrespect" for the flag, Fox News Read full article: LeBron James Blasts Laura Ingraham's Def...→

Trump says he 'absolutely' would support Colin Kaepernick getting second shot in NFL despite kneeling controversy

Trump says he 'absolutely' would support Colin Kaepernick getting second shot in NFL despite kneeling controversy

President Trump lent some support Wednesday to former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, saying he would "love to see him get another shot" if he still has the [...] Read full article: Trump says he 'absolutely' would support...→

Carson thinks Trump will 'get there' on athletes kneeling

The lone African American member of President Donald Trump’s Cabinet said Monday he would work with the president on the issue of athletes taking a knee during [...] Read full article: Carson thinks Trump will 'get there' on ...→

Colin Kaepernick should get another shot in NFL, Drew Rosenhaus says: 'One of the 32 teams really needs to step up'

Colin Kaepernick should get another shot in NFL, Drew Rosenhaus says: 'One of the 32 teams really needs to step up'

Drew Rosenhaus, one of the most prolific agents in the NFL, said Sunday he thinks it’s time Colin Kaepernick gets signed after not having played a down of foot [...] Read full article: Colin Kaepernick should get another shot...→

Trump loses 2 pivotal allies in his anti-kneeling crusade: NASCAR and the NFL

Trump loses 2 pivotal allies in his anti-kneeling crusade: NASCAR and the NFL

Both are vowing to stand up for racial justice in a way that could challenge the president’s relationship with each organization. Read full article: Trump loses 2 pivotal allies in his anti...→

Patrick Mahomes on Drew Brees' anthem-kneeling comments: 'Obviously, his statement missed the point'

Patrick Mahomes on Drew Brees' anthem-kneeling comments: 'Obviously, his statement missed the point'

Patrick Mahomes was asked about Drew Brees’ comments from last week on kneeling during the national anthem and how the New Orleans Saints quarterback would nev [...] Read full article: Patrick Mahomes on Drew Brees' anthem-kn...→

Tom Brady, Drew Brees Dozens Of Patriots Sign Players' Coalition Letter To Urge Congress To End Qualified Immunity For Police

Tom Brady, Drew Brees Dozens Of Patriots Sign Players' Coalition Letter To Urge Congress To End Qualified Immunity For Police

On Wednesday, The Players' Coalition urged Congress to pass the Ending Qualified Immunity Act, in a letter that included more than 1,400 athletes, coaches and [...] Read full article: Tom Brady, Drew Brees Dozens Of Patriots...→

Trump retweets ally’s pledge to not buy NFL tickets amid kneeling concerns

Trump retweets ally’s pledge to not buy NFL tickets amid kneeling concerns

President Trump appeared to express support for a pledge from a top political ally to not buy tickets to NFL games “until they…stop dividing America.” The twee [...] Read full article: Trump retweets ally’s pledge to not buy ...→

SI Columnist: Stop NFL Kneeling Debate by Not Playing National Anthem

SI Columnist: Stop NFL Kneeling Debate by Not Playing National Anthem

Now that kneeling in protest during the national anthem at NFL games is apparently going to be a source of controversy again this coming season, Sports Illustr [...] Read full article: SI Columnist: Stop NFL Kneeling Debate b...→

Drew Brees’ wife apologizes for husband’s comments on Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling during the national anthem

Drew Brees’ wife apologizes for husband’s comments on Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling during the national anthem

New Orleans Saints Quarterback Drew Brees has apologized for comments he made in an interview regarding his opposition to Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling during th [...] Read full article: Drew Brees’ wife apologizes for husband’...→

Eagles' Malik Jackson explains why he's not accepting Drew Brees' apology on anthem-kneeling remarks

Eagles' Malik Jackson explains why he's not accepting Drew Brees' apology on anthem-kneeling remarks

Drew Brees’ apologies for his comments on kneeling during the national anthem mostly went over well with his New Orleans Saints teammates and other players aro [...] Read full article: Eagles' Malik Jackson explains why he's ...→

Drew Brees pal describes reaction to anthem-kneeling comments as something out of 'Lord of the Flies': report

Drew Brees pal describes reaction to anthem-kneeling comments as something out of 'Lord of the Flies': report

A person close to Drew Brees shed some light described the reaction the New Orleans Saints quarterback was receiving last week as something similar to “Lord of [...] Read full article: Drew Brees pal describes reaction to ant...→

Colin Kaepernick: Timeline of former NFL QB's kneeling protests

Colin Kaepernick: Timeline of former NFL QB's kneeling protests

Here’s a timeline of Kaepernick’s pro football and post-NFL days since he first kneeled during “The Star-Spangled Banner.” Read full article: Colin Kaepernick: Timeline of former NFL...→

Drew Brees' wife, Brittany, apologizes: 'We are the problem'

Drew Brees' wife, Brittany, apologizes: 'We are the problem'

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees apologized multiple times last week for his comments against kneeling during the national anthem. His wife, Brittany, [...] Read full article: Drew Brees' wife, Brittany, apologizes: ...→

Drew Brees’ wife Brittany issues apology: ‘We are the problem’

Drew Brees’ wife Brittany issues apology: ‘We are the problem’

Drew Brees’ wife Brittany penned an emotional message Friday on Instagram, stating “WE ARE THE PROBLEM,” a day after the Saints quarterback offered a second ap [...] Read full article: Drew Brees’ wife Brittany issues apology...→

Drew Brees tells Trump

Drew Brees tells Trump "we need to listen and learn" about racial injustice

On Saturday, the Trump campaign emailed a petition to campaign supporters, reiterating that the "American Flag should be respected." Read full article: Drew Brees tells Trump "we need to liste...→

Saints quarterback Drew Brees isn’t a ‘punk,’ he’s a patriot

Saints quarterback Drew Brees isn’t a ‘punk,’ he’s a patriot

NFL star Drew Brees stepped into a social-media conflagration Wednesday when he responded to a question from Yahoo Finance about possible protests in the upcom [...] Read full article: Saints quarterback Drew Brees isn’t a ‘p...→

NFL quarterback Drew Brees late Friday posted a message directed to President Do [...]

NFL quarterback Drew Brees late Friday posted a message directed to President Do [...]

NFL quarterback Drew Brees late Friday posted a message directed to President Donald Trump and White Americans: stop talking about the American flag and start. [...] Read full article: NFL quarterback Drew Brees late Friday p...→

NBC News op-ed: Drew Brees' 'biggest mistake' is believing US flag 'means anything'

NBC News op-ed: Drew Brees' 'biggest mistake' is believing US flag 'means anything'

An opinion piece published by NBC News claimed that NFL superstar Drew Brees' "biggest mistake" when defending the American flag was "believing" that it "means [...] Read full article: NBC News op-ed: Drew Brees' 'biggest mis...→

‘NO KNEELING!’ – Trump Disappointed After Brees Apologizes for Defending Flag

‘NO KNEELING!’ – Trump Disappointed After Brees Apologizes for Defending Flag

President Donald Trump on Friday criticized New Orleans Saints Quarterback Drew Brees after he apologized for defending the American flag. Read full article: ‘NO KNEELING!’ – Trump Disappointed Afte...→

Drew Brees finds support from up high: President Donald Trump

Drew Brees finds support from up high: President Donald Trump

President Donald Trump criticized Saints quarterback Drew Brees for apologizing over comments he made in opposition to NFL players kneeling during the national [...] Read full article: Drew Brees finds support from up high: P...→

Trump says Drew Brees shouldn’t have apologized for criticizing NFL players who kneel during anthem

Trump says Drew Brees shouldn’t have apologized for criticizing NFL players who kneel during anthem

President Trump said Friday that NFL quarterback Drew Brees shouldn’t have apologized for criticizing players who kneel in protest during the National Anthem, [...] Read full article: Trump says Drew Brees shouldn’t have apo...→

Fmr NFL Player Burgess Owens: People Bashing Brees for Flag Comments Are 'Bullies,' 'Cowards,' 'Marxists'

Fmr NFL Player Burgess Owens: People Bashing Brees for Flag Comments Are 'Bullies,' 'Cowards,' 'Marxists'

Thursday on Fox News Channel's "Tucker Carlson Tonight," former NFL player Burgess Owens slammed the people who criticized New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew [...] Read full article: Fmr NFL Player Burgess Owens: People Bas...→

Jets' Jamal Adams won't accept Drew Brees, Jake Fromm apologies: 'Save the bulls--t'

Jets' Jamal Adams won't accept Drew Brees, Jake Fromm apologies: 'Save the bulls--t'

New York Jets safety Jamal Adams isn’t ready to move on from Drew Brees and Jake Fromm’s apology, calling out the sincerity of their words on Twitter Thursday. [...] Read full article: Jets' Jamal Adams won't accept Drew Bree...→

Trump predicts NFL will have 'a lot of problems' if it allows kneeling

Trump predicts NFL will have 'a lot of problems' if it allows kneeling

President Trump offered a dire warning for the NFL if it allows its players to kneel during the national anthem.  Read full article: Trump predicts NFL will have 'a lot of p...→

Trump says he 'absolutely' would support Colin Kaepernick getting second shot in NFL despite kneeling controversy

Trump says he 'absolutely' would support Colin Kaepernick getting second shot in NFL despite kneeling controversy

President Trump lent some support Wednesday to former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, saying he would "love to see him get another shot" if he still has the [...] Read full article: Trump says he 'absolutely' would support...→

Carson thinks Trump will 'get there' on athletes kneeling

The lone African American member of President Donald Trump’s Cabinet said Monday he would work with the president on the issue of athletes taking a knee during [...] Read full article: Carson thinks Trump will 'get there' on ...→

Ben Carson: Trump Will Come Around on Pro-Athletes Kneeling During Anthem

Ben Carson: Trump Will Come Around on Pro-Athletes Kneeling During Anthem

Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson said he thinks President Donald Trump will come around on his harsh stance against professional athletes [...] Read full article: Ben Carson: Trump Will Come Around on Pr...→

Colin Kaepernick should get another shot in NFL, Drew Rosenhaus says: 'One of the 32 teams really needs to step up'

Colin Kaepernick should get another shot in NFL, Drew Rosenhaus says: 'One of the 32 teams really needs to step up'

Drew Rosenhaus, one of the most prolific agents in the NFL, said Sunday he thinks it’s time Colin Kaepernick gets signed after not having played a down of foot [...] Read full article: Colin Kaepernick should get another shot...→

Baker Mayfield ‘okay’ with losing fans over NFL kneeling stance

Baker Mayfield ‘okay’ with losing fans over NFL kneeling stance

Baker Mayfield plans to kneel as a sign of solidarity with black players in the NFL and he doesn’t care if he’s going to lose fans because of it. After hearing [...] Read full article: Baker Mayfield ‘okay’ with losing fans o...→

Trump loses 2 pivotal allies in his anti-kneeling crusade: NASCAR and the NFL

Trump loses 2 pivotal allies in his anti-kneeling crusade: NASCAR and the NFL

Both are vowing to stand up for racial justice in a way that could challenge the president’s relationship with each organization. Read full article: Trump loses 2 pivotal allies in his anti...→

Kiszla: Deep dive into the small details that will make or break Drew Lock as winning NFL quarterback

Kiszla: Deep dive into the small details that will make or break Drew Lock as winning NFL quarterback

No moment seems too big for Drew Lock, whether he’s rapping on the Denver bench, chatting up Peyton Manning on the phone or marching through town in support of [...] Read full article: Kiszla: Deep dive into the small details...→

Patrick Mahomes on Drew Brees' anthem-kneeling comments: 'Obviously, his statement missed the point'

Patrick Mahomes on Drew Brees' anthem-kneeling comments: 'Obviously, his statement missed the point'

Patrick Mahomes was asked about Drew Brees’ comments from last week on kneeling during the national anthem and how the New Orleans Saints quarterback would nev [...] Read full article: Patrick Mahomes on Drew Brees' anthem-kn...→

Spike Lee compliments Saints' Drew Brees for standing up to Trump over anthem remarks: report

Spike Lee compliments Saints' Drew Brees for standing up to Trump over anthem remarks: report

Award-winning filmmaker Spike Lee reportedly praised Drew Brees on Tuesday for standing up to President Trump, who criticized the quarterback last week for apo [...] Read full article: Spike Lee compliments Saints' Drew Brees...→

Tom Brady, Drew Brees Dozens Of Patriots Sign Players' Coalition Letter To Urge Congress To End Qualified Immunity For Police

Tom Brady, Drew Brees Dozens Of Patriots Sign Players' Coalition Letter To Urge Congress To End Qualified Immunity For Police

On Wednesday, The Players' Coalition urged Congress to pass the Ending Qualified Immunity Act, in a letter that included more than 1,400 athletes, coaches and [...] Read full article: Tom Brady, Drew Brees Dozens Of Patriots...→

Ben Watson speaks out on Drew Brees backlash: 'It's about listening and feeling the tone of what is going on'

Ben Watson speaks out on Drew Brees backlash: 'It's about listening and feeling the tone of what is going on'

Former NFL tight end Ben Watson responded Tuesday to the backlash over Drew Brees' comments about kneeling during the playing of "The Star-Spangled Banner" Tue [...] Read full article: Ben Watson speaks out on Drew Brees back...→

Trump retweets ally’s pledge to not buy NFL tickets amid kneeling concerns

Trump retweets ally’s pledge to not buy NFL tickets amid kneeling concerns

President Trump appeared to express support for a pledge from a top political ally to not buy tickets to NFL games “until they…stop dividing America.” The twee [...] Read full article: Trump retweets ally’s pledge to not buy ...→

Eagles' Malik Jackson Refuses to Accept Drew Brees' Apology: The Flag Has 'Oppressed People'

Eagles' Malik Jackson Refuses to Accept Drew Brees' Apology: The Flag Has 'Oppressed People'

Eagles defensive tackle Malik Jackson is not accepting Drew Brees' apology. Not only that, the Philly defender looks forward to getting a Read full article: Eagles' Malik Jackson Refuses to Accept ...→

SI Columnist: Stop NFL Kneeling Debate by Not Playing National Anthem

SI Columnist: Stop NFL Kneeling Debate by Not Playing National Anthem

Now that kneeling in protest during the national anthem at NFL games is apparently going to be a source of controversy again this coming season, Sports Illustr [...] Read full article: SI Columnist: Stop NFL Kneeling Debate b...→

Eagles’ Malik Jackson trashes Drew Brees’ kneeling apology

Eagles’ Malik Jackson trashes Drew Brees’ kneeling apology

Drew Brees was quickly granted forgiveness from teammates after the Saints quarterback apologized for saying he was against kneeling during the national anthem [...] Read full article: Eagles’ Malik Jackson trashes Drew Brees...→

Drew Brees’ wife apologizes for husband’s comments on Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling during the national anthem

Drew Brees’ wife apologizes for husband’s comments on Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling during the national anthem

New Orleans Saints Quarterback Drew Brees has apologized for comments he made in an interview regarding his opposition to Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling during th [...] Read full article: Drew Brees’ wife apologizes for husband’...→

Peter King uproar over ‘Lord of Flies’ reference in Drew Brees story

Peter King uproar over ‘Lord of Flies’ reference in Drew Brees story

Sure, Drew Brees was on a (metaphorical) island. The rest of this comparison seems imperfect at best. A source close to Brees told NBC Sports’ Peter King that [...] Read full article: Peter King uproar over ‘Lord of Flies’ r...→

Eagles' Malik Jackson explains why he's not accepting Drew Brees' apology on anthem-kneeling remarks

Eagles' Malik Jackson explains why he's not accepting Drew Brees' apology on anthem-kneeling remarks

Drew Brees’ apologies for his comments on kneeling during the national anthem mostly went over well with his New Orleans Saints teammates and other players aro [...] Read full article: Eagles' Malik Jackson explains why he's ...→

O.J. Simpson accepts Drew Brees’ apology

O.J. Simpson accepts Drew Brees’ apology

O.J. Simpson said he has accepted Drew Brees’ apology for saying he’d “never agree” with someone who takes a knee during the national anthem. Read full article: O.J. Simpson accepts Drew Brees’ apology...→

Drew Brees pal describes reaction to anthem-kneeling comments as something out of 'Lord of the Flies': report

Drew Brees pal describes reaction to anthem-kneeling comments as something out of 'Lord of the Flies': report

A person close to Drew Brees shed some light described the reaction the New Orleans Saints quarterback was receiving last week as something similar to “Lord of [...] Read full article: Drew Brees pal describes reaction to ant...→

Drew Brees' wife apologizes for husband's comments on flag

Drew Brees' wife apologizes for husband's comments on flag

The wife of New Orleans Saints Quarterback Drew Brees has now apologized for comments her husband made regarding his opposition to Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling [...] Read full article: Drew Brees' wife apologizes for husband'...→

Colin Kaepernick: Timeline of former NFL QB's kneeling protests

Colin Kaepernick: Timeline of former NFL QB's kneeling protests

Here’s a timeline of Kaepernick’s pro football and post-NFL days since he first kneeled during “The Star-Spangled Banner.” Read full article: Colin Kaepernick: Timeline of former NFL...→

NFL team, universities cancel contract after CEO’s ‘racist’ comments on George Floyd protests

NFL team, universities cancel contract after CEO’s ‘racist’ comments on George Floyd protests

The Carolina Panthers have cut ties with a Charlotte-based security company after its CEO made “insensitive and racist” comments in the wake of the massive pro [...] Read full article: NFL team, universities cancel contract a...→

Drew Brees' wife, Brittany, apologizes: 'We are the problem'

Drew Brees' wife, Brittany, apologizes: 'We are the problem'

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees apologized multiple times last week for his comments against kneeling during the national anthem. His wife, Brittany, [...] Read full article: Drew Brees' wife, Brittany, apologizes: ...→

'WE ARE THE PROBLEM': Drew Brees' Wife Claims 'White America' Is 'Not Looking for Racial Prejudice'

'WE ARE THE PROBLEM': Drew Brees' Wife Claims 'White America' Is 'Not Looking for Racial Prejudice'

Brittany Brees, wife of New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees, took to Instagram on Saturday to blame white people for merely Read full article: 'WE ARE THE PROBLEM': Drew Brees' Wife C...→

Drew Brees’ wife Brittany issues apology: ‘We are the problem’

Drew Brees’ wife Brittany issues apology: ‘We are the problem’

Drew Brees’ wife Brittany penned an emotional message Friday on Instagram, stating “WE ARE THE PROBLEM,” a day after the Saints quarterback offered a second ap [...] Read full article: Drew Brees’ wife Brittany issues apology...→

Drew Brees tells Trump

Drew Brees tells Trump "we need to listen and learn" about racial injustice

On Saturday, the Trump campaign emailed a petition to campaign supporters, reiterating that the "American Flag should be respected." Read full article: Drew Brees tells Trump "we need to liste...→

Steelers' Alejandro Villanueva blames media for Drew Brees fallout: 'unbelievably divisive right now'

Steelers' Alejandro Villanueva blames media for Drew Brees fallout: 'unbelievably divisive right now'

Pittsburgh Steelers’ Alejandro Villanueva blames the media for the controversy surrounding Drew Brees' remarks against kneeling during the national anthem this [...] Read full article: Steelers' Alejandro Villanueva blames me...→

Saints quarterback Drew Brees isn’t a ‘punk,’ he’s a patriot

Saints quarterback Drew Brees isn’t a ‘punk,’ he’s a patriot

NFL star Drew Brees stepped into a social-media conflagration Wednesday when he responded to a question from Yahoo Finance about possible protests in the upcom [...] Read full article: Saints quarterback Drew Brees isn’t a ‘p...→

Saints players praise Drew Brees for response to Trump's criticism: 'Apology is a form of true leadership'

Saints players praise Drew Brees for response to Trump's criticism: 'Apology is a form of true leadership'

Malcolm Jenkins was among the first critics to slam New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees for his comments against kneeling during the national anthem but [...] Read full article: Saints players praise Drew Brees for res...→

Drew Brees Responds to Trump: 'This Is Not About the Flag'

Drew Brees Responds to Trump: 'This Is Not About the Flag'

Drew Brees addressed President Trump on Friday night after the president criticized him for backing down from his anthem stance. Read full article: Drew Brees Responds to Trump: 'This Is N...→

NFL quarterback Drew Brees late Friday posted a message directed to President Do [...]

NFL quarterback Drew Brees late Friday posted a message directed to President Do [...]

NFL quarterback Drew Brees late Friday posted a message directed to President Donald Trump and White Americans: stop talking about the American flag and start. [...] Read full article: NFL quarterback Drew Brees late Friday p...→

Trump backs Drew Brees' original comments on it being 'disrespectful' to kneel during the anthem

Trump backs Drew Brees' original comments on it being 'disrespectful' to kneel during the anthem

“There are other things you can protest, but not our Great American Flag,” Trump added, conflating silent protests of police brutality to protesting the Americ [...] Read full article: Trump backs Drew Brees' original comment...→

NBC News op-ed: Drew Brees' 'biggest mistake' is believing US flag 'means anything'

NBC News op-ed: Drew Brees' 'biggest mistake' is believing US flag 'means anything'

An opinion piece published by NBC News claimed that NFL superstar Drew Brees' "biggest mistake" when defending the American flag was "believing" that it "means [...] Read full article: NBC News op-ed: Drew Brees' 'biggest mis...→

‘NO KNEELING!’ – Trump Disappointed After Brees Apologizes for Defending Flag

‘NO KNEELING!’ – Trump Disappointed After Brees Apologizes for Defending Flag

President Donald Trump on Friday criticized New Orleans Saints Quarterback Drew Brees after he apologized for defending the American flag. Read full article: ‘NO KNEELING!’ – Trump Disappointed Afte...→

Trump criticizes Saints' Drew Brees after apologizing for stance on kneeling during the national anthem

Trump criticizes Saints' Drew Brees after apologizing for stance on kneeling during the national anthem

President Trump criticized New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees on Friday after he apologized for his comments about his stance against kneeling during th [...] Read full article: Trump criticizes Saints' Drew Brees afte...→

Drew Brees finds support from up high: President Donald Trump

Drew Brees finds support from up high: President Donald Trump

President Donald Trump criticized Saints quarterback Drew Brees for apologizing over comments he made in opposition to NFL players kneeling during the national [...] Read full article: Drew Brees finds support from up high: P...→

Trump weighs in on Drew Brees apology amid national anthem controversy

President Trump voiced support for Saints quarterback Drew Brees who received backlash for comments about kneeling during the National Anthem. Read full article: Trump weighs in on Drew Brees apology am...→

Trump says Drew Brees shouldn’t have apologized for criticizing NFL players who kneel during anthem

Trump says Drew Brees shouldn’t have apologized for criticizing NFL players who kneel during anthem

President Trump said Friday that NFL quarterback Drew Brees shouldn’t have apologized for criticizing players who kneel in protest during the National Anthem, [...] Read full article: Trump says Drew Brees shouldn’t have apo...→

LeBron James still finding criticism over NBA's China flap as he advocates for social justice, slams Drew Brees

LeBron James still finding criticism over NBA's China flap as he advocates for social justice, slams Drew Brees

LeBron James has one of the biggest voices in all of sports and over the last month has used it to advocate for justice in the Ahmaud Arbery and George Floyd c [...] Read full article: LeBron James still finding criticism ove...→

Fmr NFL Player Burgess Owens: People Bashing Brees for Flag Comments Are 'Bullies,' 'Cowards,' 'Marxists'

Fmr NFL Player Burgess Owens: People Bashing Brees for Flag Comments Are 'Bullies,' 'Cowards,' 'Marxists'

Thursday on Fox News Channel's "Tucker Carlson Tonight," former NFL player Burgess Owens slammed the people who criticized New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew [...] Read full article: Fmr NFL Player Burgess Owens: People Bas...→

LeBron James Blasts Laura Ingraham's Defense of Drew Brees: 'F-N Tired of This Treatment'

While Drew Brees was facing an avalanche of criticism for saying that NFL anthem protests were a sign of "disrespect" for the flag, Fox News Read full article: LeBron James Blasts Laura Ingraham's Def...→

Jets' Jamal Adams won't accept Drew Brees, Jake Fromm apologies: 'Save the bulls--t'

Jets' Jamal Adams won't accept Drew Brees, Jake Fromm apologies: 'Save the bulls--t'

New York Jets safety Jamal Adams isn’t ready to move on from Drew Brees and Jake Fromm’s apology, calling out the sincerity of their words on Twitter Thursday. [...] Read full article: Jets' Jamal Adams won't accept Drew Bree...→