NFL protests 2017: What’s happening during Week 8?


Seven days after the NFL held gatherings amongst proprietors and players to examine challenges amid the national song of devotion, remarks made by Houston Texans proprietor Bob McNair reignited the contention once more.

Challenges are again in the spotlight with everyone’s eyes on the Texans’ amusement against the Seattle Seahawks at 4:05 p.m. ET.

In a meeting of proprietors, excluding players, McNair told the gathering that they “can’t have the detainees running the jail. He immediately apologized for the remark, and afterward balanced his expression of remorse to state that he was alluding to the break between the alliance office and proprietors, yet the harm was finished.

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Numerous Texans players were offended by the articulation, including wide collector DeAndre Hopkins and running back D’Onta Foreman. Hostile handle Duane Brown was vocal about how insulted he was by McNair’s words.

While the whole group made the outing to Seattle, and McNair endeavored to cover things up with a meeting Saturday, the Texans will be in the spotlight Sunday evening when the national song of praise plays.

In any case, different challenges might be en route as well. Texans players weren’t the main ones offended by McNair’s words and numerous players — including Eagles security Malcolm Jenkins and 49ers linebacker Eric Reid — have reliably dissented going back to the 2016 season.

We’ll keep you refreshed about exhibits around the NFL with points of ridiculously along.

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