Amid NFL Players Being Forced to Stand for the Anthem, Diddy Calls for a New Football League


Amid NFL Players Being Forced to Stand for the Anthem, Diddy Calls for a New Football League

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There’s been a lot of tension when it comes to the NFL as of late.

Some players are still refusing to stand for the National Anthem, and Donald Trump has decided to go after the league to force all players to stand.

The movement of kneeling during the anthem to highlight police brutality began with Colin Kaepernick, and now that no team will hire him, other players have kept it going, much to the frustration of Trump and his supporters.

Recently, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said that he would bench any player on his team who refuses to stand for the anthem.

A couple of other teams are following in his footsteps, and NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is now calling for all players to stand.

However, the labor organization for the players, NFLPA, has already declared they are willing to fight for the constitutional rights of every player.

This has caused quite the debate on social media, with many BLM supporters calling for a boycott of the sport.

However, Diddy feels like it’s time for a new football league, one that won’t punish players for expressing their beliefs (read tweets from bottom to top):

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  1. Anonymous

    October 11, 2017 at 4:44 pm

    I completely agree. If we had our own league, this wouldn’t even be an issue. I just know I won’t be watching any more games.

  2. Ms. Jackson

    October 11, 2017 at 4:49 pm

    F-ck the NFL.

  3. Queen

    October 11, 2017 at 5:12 pm

    He has the right idea.

  4. Honey

    October 11, 2017 at 5:35 pm

    I hope he means this. That’s all I have to say.

  5. Bee

    October 11, 2017 at 8:16 pm

    I don’t even watch football but I would start just to support this.

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