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Several NFL Owners Condemn President Trumpís Remarks on Players Who Protest the Anthem
Breitbart.com ^ | 23 Sep 2017 | Dylan Gwinn

Posted on 09/23/2017 7:46:06 PM PDT by Rockitz

The sports world has responded to President Trump’s criticisms of NFL players who protest against the national anthem. On Friday night, Trump gave a fiery speech in Huntsville, Alabama, while speaking at a rally for Republican Senate candidate Luther Strange. President Trump referred to NFL players who protest the anthem as as “SOB’s.” He also said that it would be a winning public relations move if an NFL owner were to “fire” a player for such a protest.

Trump said:

See the video at the link.

By Saturday evening, the NFL Players Association, Commissioner Goodell, and the leadership of several different NFL franchises, had responded to Trump.

(Excerpt) Read more at breitbart.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Front Page News
KEYWORDS: albertaschild; boycottnfl; goodell; nfl; nflarrests; rogergoodell; trump; trumpnfl; trumpspeech
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The owners and players picked the wrong side of this fight. They will lose badly. It will literally cost owners and players billions of dollars based on the slide in attendance and network viewing. Hopefully Goodell will lose his job over this. They are extremely fortunate that the network contract runs through 2021/22. Players can look forward to drastically lower contract renewals as this cushion expires and the attendance and network viewing sinks.
1 posted on 09/23/2017 7:46:06 PM PDT by Rockitz
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Jerry Jones said recently that if his players disrespect our flag they will be out of a job! So that’s one NFL owner who has a brain


2 posted on 09/23/2017 7:47:50 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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The Dolphins of course. Squish the fish


3 posted on 09/23/2017 7:48:17 PM PDT by longsufferingjetsfan
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I am an owner of the Green Bay Packers I applaud Pres Trumps statement.


4 posted on 09/23/2017 7:48:28 PM PDT by UB355 (Slower traffic keep right)
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Why do I get the sinking feeling the global leftists would love it if the NFL failed.


5 posted on 09/23/2017 7:49:13 PM PDT by JPJones (Who is FOR tariffs? George Washington, Ronald Reagan and Me.)
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Billionaire owners standing up for millionaire athletes. Joe six-pak is the bully. Methinks the owners are scared of blacks.


6 posted on 09/23/2017 7:50:42 PM PDT by DIRTYSECRET (urope. Why do they put up with this.)
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They didn’t criticize Trump they are criticizing me and my nation. May the NFL go to hell and soon.


7 posted on 09/23/2017 7:50:42 PM PDT by Williams (Stop tolerating the intolerant.)
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Several NFL Owners Condemn President Trump’s Remarks on Players Who Protest the Anthem

Who cares about their opinions about the President’s warranted comments. . . they have shown front and center what they think of the United States of America and more importantly the many lives that have been lost to give them the right to be stupid.


8 posted on 09/23/2017 7:51:29 PM PDT by Maudeen (This world is not my home.)
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The owners don’t really have a choice here. It’s astonishing to have the President of the United States — whose every public statement is covered by the national media and seen by his 39 million Twitter followers — stand up there and publicly castigate an entire industry like this. I don’t think I could even imagine such a thing as recently as a few years ago.


9 posted on 09/23/2017 7:53:20 PM PDT by Alberta's Child ("Tell them to stand!" -- President Trump, 9/23/2017)
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They no longer wish to be the football league of this nation.
Let them get some other taxpayers to pay for their stadiums.


10 posted on 09/23/2017 7:54:15 PM PDT by Lurkinanloomin (Natural Born Citizen Means Born Here Of Citizen Parents - Know Islam, No Peace -No Islam, Know Peace)
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#1 ~~~ "The owners and players picked the wrong side of this fight. They will lose badly." Yes, they will get schlonged, BIGLY!
11 posted on 09/23/2017 7:54:46 PM PDT by heterosupremacist (Domine Iesu Christe, Filius Dei, miserere me peccatorem!)
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"Why do I get the sinking feeling the global leftists would love it if the NFL failed."

They love professional football, but they also feel that they outnumber fans who get their incomes from the private sector.


12 posted on 09/23/2017 7:55:16 PM PDT by familyop ("Welcome to Costco. I love you." --Costco greeter in the movie, "Idiocracy")
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The owners, the league, and the players’ union have had over a year to fix this. This started under Obama’s watch, well before Trump was Elected. They just hoped it would go away or that no one would care. They have way underestimated this one.


13 posted on 09/23/2017 7:55:23 PM PDT by Religion and Politics (It's Morning in America)
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Many NFL owners are totally screwed up people.


14 posted on 09/23/2017 7:56:54 PM PDT by henkster (The View: A psychiatric group therapy session where the shrink has stepped out of the room.)
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Many global leftists in the administrative offices of their global corporations also love professional football. They’re still not the majority of fans, though.


15 posted on 09/23/2017 7:57:17 PM PDT by familyop ("Welcome to Costco. I love you." --Costco greeter in the movie, "Idiocracy")
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To: longsufferingjetsfan

The phrase in the Dolphin statement, “Start a conversation,” is Commie/Alinsky-speak for, “My view is the ONLY view, and you WILL submit.”


16 posted on 09/23/2017 7:57:32 PM PDT by GnuThere
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Isn’t it well past time to end the NFL’s exemption to anti-Trust Laws?


17 posted on 09/23/2017 7:57:45 PM PDT by Paladin2 (No spelchk nor wrong word auto substition on mobile dev. Please be intelligent and deal with it....)
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NFL player contracts are slavery...


18 posted on 09/23/2017 7:58:23 PM PDT by Paladin2 (No spelchk nor wrong word auto substition on mobile dev. Please be intelligent and deal with it....)
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I don’t think so, to them:

American Football is one of those ‘traditional institutions’ that has to be destroyed.

What better way to do that than to piss off the fans (typically Patriotic).

What better way to piss off the (patriotic) fans than by embedding non-patriotic behavior into the institution.


19 posted on 09/23/2017 8:00:36 PM PDT by JPJones (Who is FOR tariffs? George Washington, Ronald Reagan and Me.)
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To: Lurkinanloomin

Let the Circus pay for the Stadia.


20 posted on 09/23/2017 8:00:43 PM PDT by Paladin2 (No spelchk nor wrong word auto substition on mobile dev. Please be intelligent and deal with it....)
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