Pittsburgh Steelers To Skip National Anthem, Remain In Locker Room

Many NFL teams have been issuing statements voicing their displeasure after President Trump called for NFL owners to suspend or fire players who protested the national anthem.

But according to Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin the Steelers will just skip the national anthem altogether and remain in the locker room.

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  • bls46

    Best way to defuse this non -issue is to have Tim Tebow and others kneel right in front of the ‘kneeling players’ and thank them for joining him in prayer at this time !Have him say a brief prayer and end with a loud AMEN. That would get these players attention and reframe the whole ‘movement’. Of course it might get their jock straps in a twist, but honestly, who cares ~

  • politicallynaive

    PUSS IES

  • Raymond Hietapakka

    …since they’re down on their knees, how about they all start bobbin’ for that pay cheque?

  • Everything the left does eventually has the opposite effect.
    The issue is how much damage is caused before the reversal.

  • canminuteman

    Hopefully the fans will stay home or play video games instead. I’d boycott, but I’ve never watched a football game in my life.

  • ontario john

    Yes, poverty stricken players, have sacrificed their time from beating their wives and taking drugs, to show their contempt for Hitler Trump.

  • Tooth&Claw

    This is what shooting your own foot off looks like. Idiots.

  • BillyHW

    Pittsburgh Steelers commit suicide.

    • terrence22

      along with many other NFL teams – which is a good thing, really.

  • Norman_In_New_York

    Judge Jeanine says it better than I ever could.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KqJZvwkUBmo

    • disqusW6sf

      Does the opposition want to destroy the USA.

  • Hard Little Machine

    I hope fans dump garbage on them from the stands. Set fires in the seats, that sort of thing. You know, protesting. D batteries are great projectiles.