sponsor




NFL Team Stays In Locker Room For Black National Anthem

The NFL officially kicked off what promises to be a turbulent season on Thursday with the Kansas City Chiefs easily defeating an overmatched Houston Texans team. 

In a surprise move, the Super Bowl champion Chiefs stunned many by standing during the playing of the "Star-Spangled Banner" while the Texans chose to remain in their locker room. 


sponsor


***Help Us TAKE DOWN The Liberal Media With Our TRUMP News Mobile App!***

The league and its commissioner Roger Goodell made a big deal out of virtue signaling with an alternate national anthem, "Lift ev'ry voice and sing" which is popularly known as the "Black national anthem" setting up the divisive scene of players standing for one and kneeling during the other. 

It could be that Goodell's decision to appease those who will never be satisfied has already backfired with one team, the Miami Dolphins announcing their refusal to take the field during the playing of the two anthems.

Just before the kickoff for Thursday's season opener, the team released a video that is going to give Goodell nightmares

As one Dolphins player put it:

"So if my dad was a soldier, but the cops killed my brother, do I stand for one anthem, and then kneel for the other?"

Another said:

"This attempt to unify only creates more divide. So we'll skip this song and dance, and as a team we'll stay inside."

Via ESPN, "Miami Dolphins, discontent with 'empty gestures,' to stay inside during both anthems":

The Miami Dolphins have decided to stay inside during both "The Star-Spangled Banner" and "Lift Ev'ry Voice And Sing" during the 2020 NFL season, issuing a message Thursday demanding action rather than symbolic gestures in the fight against social and racial injustice and police brutality.

"Lift Ev'ry Voice And Sing," traditionally known as the Black national anthem, is expected to be performed live or played before every Week 1 NFL game, among other measures by the league to recognize victims of police brutality, a source familiar with the league's discussions previously told The Undefeated.

"This attempt to unify only creates more divide. So we'll skip this song and dance, and as a team we'll stay inside," several Dolphins players combined to say in a 2-minute, 17-second video issued Thursday. "We need changed hearts, not just a response to pressure. Enough, no more fluff and empty gestures. We need owners with influence and pockets bigger than ours to call up officials and flex political power."

***Get your Patriotic face masks with FREE SHIPPING today***

By pointing out that the two anthems only serve to divide, that one player punctured Goodell's bubble and exposed the NFL's social justice extravaganza as a substance-free dog and pony show; also that painting END RACISM in end zones does nothing to find common ground on social issues. 

More from the Dolphins players:

"We don't need another publicity parade," cornerback Bobby McCain said.

"So we'll just stay inside," center Ted Karras said.

Cornerback Byron Jones wonders: "Whatever happened to the funds that were promised?"

Receiver Preston Williams adds: "You can't open your heart when it's controlled by your wallet."

How the video will affect Sunday's slate of games with so much hype having been given to the playing of "Lift ev'ry voice and sing" remains to be seen but if other teams decide to stay inside the locker room it will be a brutal humiliation of Goodell. 

Now the NFL faces the prospect that going all-in on suggesting that millions of its own fans may be racists isn't only going to alienate them but that the phony overtures to Kapernick and the activists will spectacularly backfire, driving them off as well. 

sponsor
sponsor

BREAKING: Ballot Harvester Connected To Rep. Omar Caught Exchanging Cash For Ballots

WATCH: Jeff Daniels Says It's 'Obvious' That Trump Gets Money From Putin, Despite ZERO Evidence

Pelosi: "I'm An Intelligent Person," Trump's Taxes Raise “A National Security Question”

WATCH: Former Obama Official Calls Amy Coney Barrett "Lovely"

VOTE BY MAIL FAIL: 1400 Virginia Voters Receive Two Absentee Ballots

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Donated $10 Million To Professor Who Compared Amy Coney Barrett To 'White Colonizer'

Raccoon Attacks News Crew Outside of the White House

WATCH: White House Task Force Demonstrates Game-Changing New COVID Test That Can Be Mass-Produced And Get Results In 15 Minutes

Democrats Have Meltdown Over Amy Coney Barrett's Initials 'ACB'

Mark Levin Destroys Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson Over Biden Endorsement: 'Self-Righteous Egomaniac'

REVEALED: Nearly 500 NYPD Officers Injured Since May in Anti-Police Protests

'Trump Doctrine' Earns Trump His Third Nobel Peace Prize Nomination

Here's The ACTUAL Truth About The NY Times 'Bombshell' Tax Story

TRENDING Politics LIVE! Liberals smear Amy Coney Barrett as "white colonizer"; Trump taxes; Ballot harvesting and more!

REPORT: Biden Used Tax Code Loopholes to Avoid Hundreds of Thousands In Taxes

sponsor