NFL Fans Boycott Games For Veterans Day, What Happens Next Will SHOCK You

NFL players reportedly paused national anthem protests in acknowledgement of the Veterans Day holiday, according to Fox News.

The majority of players chose to stand for the anthem rather than kneel on Sunday, possibly in response to the widespread call for fans to boycott the league in light of the day.

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The San Francisco 49ers’ Eric Reid and Marquise Goodwin were the only members of the team seen kneeling. No other protests immediately emerged. The controversy started last year with a one-man effort by former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who said he wanted to draw attention to police mistreatment of African-Americans across the U.S.

The NFL players’ union previously said its members planned to observe a moment of silence for veterans at Sunday’s games, while various teams planned other Veterans Day tributes, the Washington Times reported.

Numerous players who’ve knelt consistently since the beginning of the season chose to stand on Sunday:

Some teams found additional ways to pay their respects to veterans: