Trump has set it off in the NFL this weekend and both players and teams are responding to his comments in various ways. Some have tweeted responses and others have issued statements denouncing his divisive comments.
This morning Steelers’ coach Mike Tomlin sent a strong message to the world by announcing that the team will NOT leave the locker room during the Nation Anthem.
Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin reveals to @JamieErdahl that the team will not be participating in today’s national anthem. https://t.co/5zihPWQsMv
The League has rules mandating that teams be on the field during the anthem, so it will be interesting to see how the NFL responds to the Steelers’ decision.