Did the Chiefs stand for national anthem tonight?

Did the Chiefs stand for national anthem tonight?

Did the Chiefs stand for national anthem tonight?

-- The Houston Texans remained in the locker room for "The Star Spangled Banner" while the Kansas City Chiefs all stood on the sideline before the NFL's season opener on Thursday night at Arrowhead Stadium.

Did Mahomes kneel at the Super Bowl?

Patrick Mahomes shined for the Chiefs on Sunday en route to winning Super Bowl MVP, but Kansas City's QB cost certain bettors big time with his final kneel-downs to clinch the victory. Mahomes' over-under for rushing yards was set as high as 36.5 entering Sunday's game in Miami, according to ESPN's David Purdum.

Did the Steelers kneel during anthem 2020?

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The Pittsburgh Steelers held a banner with an anti-racism message and at least 19 New York Giants players knelt during the playing of the national anthem before Monday night's game at MetLife Stadium.

Did the Texans kneel during anthem today?

The Houston Texans didn't kneel during the national anthem, as Kaepernick had. The team wasn't on the field at all for the pregame video performance of “The Star-Spangled Banner” by Chloe and Halle.

Do any Steelers kneel?

No, the Steelers are not fining players who kneel during the national anthem, as claimed in a satirical article. ... (Kaepernick consulted with a veteran before starting his kneeling protest.)

Did the Pittsburgh Steelers kneel last night?

The Giants stayed on the field after pregame warm-ups and lined up on the goal line for "Lift Ev'ry Voice And Sing," known as the Black national anthem. Nobody kneeled. The Steelers remained in the locker room. ... Both teams were on the field as the national anthem played.

Who kneeled on the Texans?

Matthew Stafford kneeled during national anthem before the Detroit Lions and Houston Texans Thanksgiving Day matchup, leading to Twitter paying attention.

Did Ravens kneel today?

Ravens vs. Browns. Several Ravens players took a knee or sat on the bench during the playing of the national anthem in a “demonstration for justice and equality for all Americans” before the team's 38-6 season-opening win over the Cleveland Browns on Sunday at M&T Bank Stadium.

Who is the Kansas City Chiefs player who kneels for the national anthem?

  • Alex Okafor (No. 57, near center of photo) kneels during the national anthem before the Kansas City Chiefs’ season opener against the Houston Texans at Arrowhead Stadium Thursday. Teammates near him put their hands on him as he knelt.

When did Colin Kaepernick take a knee during the national anthem?

  • In a gesture initiated in 2016 by then-San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, several National Football League (NFL) players have routinely “taken one knee” during the national anthem.

Who is the owner of the Kansas City Chiefs?

  • An image shared on Facebook claims Kansas City Chiefs co-owner Clark Hunt told his players, coach and staff that he would “immediately fire” anyone who does not stand for the playing of the national anthem. Hunt did not say the statement, though he publicly expressed support for his player standing during the national anthem in the past.

Why did Alex Okafor kneel before the Chiefs game?

  • Okafor, who wrote a guest column for The Star describing the pain he experienced following the police killings of Black men, was the only Chiefs player to kneel before a game the Chiefs won 34-20. Several others locked arms as the song played.

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