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Titans WR Rishard Matthews Says He'd Be "Done Playing Football" If Forced To Stand For Anthem

A Tennessee Titans helmet sitting on the field.

CLEVELAND, OH - OCTOBER 22: A player rests on a Tennessee Titans helmet before the game against the Cleveland Browns at FirstEnergy Stadium on October 22, 2017 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Would he retire if forced to stand for the anthem?

On Thursday, an NFL wide receiver made headlines with his response to a question on Twitter.

The NFL is set to meet next week to discuss alternatives to players protesting during the national anthem.

Rishard Matthews, a Tennessee Titans wide receiver, responded to a tweet asking him about his stance on the national anthem and the NFL's upcoming meeting to discuss protests during the anthem.

Here's what Matthews had to say.

Matthews has protested during the playing of the national anthem, but his perspective is an interesting one.

Both his father and half-brother served in the military. His half-brother died during a plane crash in 2015 while serving as a private defense contractor in Afghanistan.