An NFL contender is considering a team-wide protest during the national anthem on Sunday.
The Seattle Seahawks say they are considering sitting while the Star Spangled Banner plays before their season-opener on Sunday.
From the Seattle Times:
Seattle receiver Doug Baldwin said Wednesday he is also considering sitting during the anthem before Sunday’s 1:05 p.m. kickoff at CenturyLink Field while linebacker Bobby Wagner said the team has been talking about a group action.
“I have (considered it),” Baldwin said before Seattle’s practice Wednesday afternoon. “I want to make sure I get all of my ducks in a row before I do so.’’
While Wagner said he didn’t know if he would sit down during the anthem he said “anything we want to do, it’s not going to be individual. It’s going to be a team thing. That’s what the world needs to see. The world needs to see people coming together versus being individuals.”
Baldwin tweeted this minutes ago:
What does that mean, exactly? We'll find out Sunday.
The Seahawks are hosting the Dolphins and the game is set to kick off at 4:05 p.m. E.T. on CBS.