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Report: NFL didn't hold official vote for anthem policy

The NFL didn’t hold an official vote among team owners regarding the new national anthem policy. Instead, league executives polled owners to see how they’d vote, sources who were present during the discussions Wednesday told ESPN’s Seth Wickersham. The NFL said team… NFL | theScore

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Report: NFL didn't hold official vote for anthem policy

The NFL didn’t hold an official vote among team owners regarding the new national anthem policy. Instead, league executives polled owners to see how they’d vote, sources who were present during the discussions Wednesday told ESPN’s Seth Wickersham. The NFL said team… NFL | theScore

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NFL owners adopt new anthem policy requiring players to stand on field

NFL owners approved a new policy Wednesday aimed at addressing the firestorm over national anthem protests sparked by Colin Kaepernick and polarized by U.S. President Donald Trump, permitting players to stay in the locker-room during The Star-Spangled Banner but requiring them to stand if they come to the field. Commissioner Roger Goodell said the change was approved unanimously by the owners at ...

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Trump believes those who don't stand for anthem 'shouldn't be in the country'

President Donald Trump praised an NFL policy banning kneeling during the “The Star-Spangled Banner,” saying that “maybe you shouldn’t be in the country” if you don’t stand for the anthem. Trump spoke to “Fox & Friends” in an interview that aired Thursday. The policy forbids players from sitting or taking a knee on the field during the anthem but allows ...

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Bills' weak WR group loses Zay Jones for offseason due to knee surgery

Buffalo Bills head coach Sean McDermott announced Thursday that second-year wideout Zay Jones will miss the rest of offseason practices after undergoing knee surgery, according to Vic Carucci of buffalonews.com. McDermott said he’s doesn’t consider Jones’ season to be in doubt “at this point.” More to come. Let’s b… NFL | theScore

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Report: NFL used polling firm to get public opinion on signing Kaepernick

The NFL sought the help of a Washington consulting firm to gauge public opinion on whether Colin Kaepernick should be signed last offseason, sources told Charles Robinson of Yahoo. The Glover Park Group, a consulting firm that was co-founded by then-NFL communications chief Joe Lockhart, conducted the poll four months into Kaepernick’s 2017 free agency and prior … NFL | ...

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Trump to NFL players not standing for anthem: 'Maybe you shouldn't be in the country'

President Donald Trump reacted positively to the NFL’s decision to enact a national anthem policy that prohibits players from protesting during the “Star-Spangled Banner,” and said, “maybe you shouldn’t be in the country” to those who still decide to demonstrate. Trump also said he didn’t feel players or team personnel should stay in the locker room – an option the ...

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Incognito being held for involuntary psych eval

6:55 PM ET ESPN News Services Former Buffalo Bills offensive lineman Richie Incognito was being held for an involuntary psychiatric evaluation Wednesday after an altercation at a Florida gym, Boca Raton police said. Boca Raton… www.espn.com – NFL

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Foster's felony charges dropped; can rejoin 49ers

1:32 AM ET SAN JOSE, Calif. — San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster can rejoin his team Thursday after two felony charges related to domestic violence were dismissed Wednesday afternoon. Santa Clar… www.espn.com – NFL

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