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Jets won't prohibit kneeling despite new policy

6:25 PM ET Despite a unanimously approved league policy that requires players to stand if they’re on the field during the national anthem, New York Jets CEO Christopher Johnson said Wednesday he won’t discourage players from kneeling even if it results in the club being fined by the NFL. “As I have in the past, I will support our players ...

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Players, coaches and owners react to anthem policy

10:55 PM ET NFL owners have approved a national anthem policy that requires players to stand if they are on the field during the performance but gives them the option to remain in the locker room if they prefer, it was announced Wednesday. Here is reaction from around the league:

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Report: Some NFL players considering different on-field gesture during anthem

A small group of NFL players told Jim Trotter of NFL Media they’re considering a different on-field gesture during the national anthem. Those players admitted to Trotter they hadn’t thought about demonstrating during the 2018 season. But on Wednesday the NFL introduced new rules that will require players to “stand and s… NFL | theScore

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