Civil rights groups urge NFL to reverse rule requiring players to stand for national anthem

Civil rights groups urge NFL to reverse rule requiring players to stand for national anthem More SportsPulse: NFL insider Mike Jones breaks down the new national anthem policy and how owners, fans and players are reacting to it.
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National civil rights groups called on the NFL Monday to reverse its decision to punish players Cincinnati Bengals Youth Jersey who kneel during the national anthem and fine teams whose players don’t comply, saying the peaceful protests are what the American flag Adrian Beltre Authentic Jersey represents. The groups, which include some of the country’s biggest and oldest civil rights organizations, slammed the NFL’s recent decision in a letter sent to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell.

That Patricia retained Cooter to run his offense speaks to the job he’s done.

The Lions were 13th in the league offensively in 2017. That might not seem great, but when you consider that the team had no run game to speak of, it starts to look far better.

If DeFilippo and the Vikings have a good year—and why wouldn’t they?—it’s only a matter of time before he gets his shot.

Teryl Austin has been on the head coaching radar for a while now. He has interviewed for a whopping 10 vacancies over the past few years while serving as defensive coordinator of the Detroit Lions, according to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press, but he has yet to land a gig.

In 2016, Austin inferred that a few of those interviews were symbolic—meant only to satisfy the NFL’s Rooney Rule that states a minority candidate must be interviewed for all head coaching vacancies.

Austin told Birkett that wasn’t always the case, though.

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