Tuesday news roundup: Dallas Cowboys

Tuesday news roundup: Dallas Cowboys

‘Great anger’: Trump tweets about Dallas Cowboys kneeling as team In the wake of the entire Dallas Cowboys team taking a knee prior to the national anthem on Monday, President Trump posted more NFL tweets Tuesday … Dez Bryant, Jason Witten, Cowboys open up on national anthem Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett is locked in arm with teammates before the National Anthem […]

Tuesday news roundup: Minnesota Vikings

Tuesday news roundup: Minnesota Vikings

Free agent linebacker Wilson makes NFL Vikings’ 53-man roster But that couldn’t stop the Redford Thurston High grad from crashing the party and making the Minnesota Vikings’ 53-man roster as an undrafted free agent. Diggs on backlash from fans over activism: ‘You may be the problem … The current Minnesota Vikings wide receiver spoke about the recent activism around […]

Pat Tillman’s widow: Don’t politicize his memory

Pat Tillman’s widow: Don’t politicize his memory

In the wake of Donald Trump’s remarks and the reaction from NFL teams over the weekend, Mary Tillman spoke to CNN about her husband’s name being invoked into the conversation – most notably by the president himself, who retweeted a post about Tillman that included the hashtags “StandForOurAnthem” and “BoycottNFL.” “As a football player and soldier, Pat […]

Alejandro Villanueva explains National Anthem flap

Alejandro Villanueva explains National Anthem flap

Pittsburgh Steelers left tackle Alejandro Villanueva apparently wanted to see the flag, but remain in the tunnel with his teammates during the National Anthem on Sunday, but things didn’t go quite as planned. Per ESPN: ‘Villanueva, a former Army Ranger who toured several times in Afghanistan, asked quarterback Ben Roethlisberger if he could stand in front of the […]

Mixed reaction to Packers players protest on Sunday

Mixed reaction to Packers players protest on Sunday

Much like the politics that divide our country, Green Bay Packers fans had differing opinions about a few players’ decision to sit while others locked arms during the National Anthem on Sunday, via tmj4.com. “I don’t like to talk about politics or religion,” said Earl Cooper from Milwaukee. “But if I dove in to it, I think they […]

Aaron Rodgers: Fans had a right to boo us in the first half

Aaron Rodgers: Fans had a right to boo us in the first half

While the outcome worked out for the Green Bay Packers, the first half of their matchup with Cincinnati certainly had the Lambeau fans on edge… and quite angry by all accounts. The Bengals, who at that point were TD-less so far in the 2017 season, came right out of the gate with a score that eventually […]

James Harrison confused by Alejandro Villanueva’s decision not to stay in locker room during anthem

James Harrison confused by Alejandro Villanueva’s decision not to stay in locker room during anthem

The Pittsburgh Steelers were all reportedly in agreement that the team as a whole would stay in the locker room during the National Anthem on Sunday, but one lone Steeler, former Army ranger LT Alejandro Villanueva decided to do his own thing. Alejandro Villanueva chose to stand  just outside of the entrance and salute the flag as the […]

Roger Goodell ‘proud of our league’ after show of unity

Roger Goodell ‘proud of our league’ after show of unity

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell was pleased with the way teams reacted Sunday in the wake of divisive comments made by President Donald Trump. “The way we reacted today, and this weekend, made me proud,” Goodell said. “I’m proud of our league.” “I spent a lot of time listening to our players and coaches and owners […]

Roethlisberger on loss: ‘I’ll take this game on me’

Roethlisberger on loss: ‘I’ll take this game on me’

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger takes the blame for the 23-17 overtime loss to the Bears Sunday: “I need to play better football. I’ll take this game on me,” Roethlisberger said, (235 yards, one TD). “I didn’t play well enough, I missed too many throws, didn’t make good reads, whatever it was. Turned the ball over on […]

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