In 2016, then-49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick began protesting police brutality and social injustice by kneeling during the national anthem, and the demonstration spread to other players and teams. It became one of the most controversial and sensitive issues in the NFL, with players saying their messages last year were being misconstrued, while others — including President Donald Trump — called them unpatriotic. Trump even said NFL owners should fire any player who refused to stand during the anthem.
Eli Manning and the Giants offense provides ‘a tough challenge for us,’ says Texans coach Bill O’Brien
“I think obviously with Eli back there, he’s a real experienced guy, a guy who ...