On Friday President Trump derided NFL players who choose to kneel during the national anthem while speaking at a rally in Alabama, saying “Wouldn’t you love to see one of these NFL owners, when somebody disrespects our flag, to say ‘Get that son of a b—- off the field right now, out, he’s fired!'”
Goodell said the president’s comments showed an “unfortunate lack of respect for the NFL.”
Sunday gave teams their first chance to demonstrate during the anthem in response to the president’s words, and teams across the league participated.
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