Boycott NFL Games

Boycott NFL Games

Boycott NFL Games

As the number of players show a total disrespect for the USA and the flag, time has come to boycott the NFL. These guys are taking home huge paychecks supported by the American people, but that can change is a heartbeat.

In tweet on Sunday, President Trump suggested fans could boycott NFL games in order to pressure teams to discipline players who protest the anthem.

“If NFL fans refuse to go to games until players stop disrespecting our Flag & Country, you will see change take place fast. Fire or suspend!” Mr Trump tweeted.

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell should be forced to step down after he said Trump’s statements on the matter revealed an “unfortunate lack of respect” for the NFL and its players, but did not comment on the lack of respect the NFL is supporting towards America.

The US President was quick to pick of on the stupidity of the commissioner “trying to justify the total disrespect certain players show to our country”.

As commissioner, Mr Goodell reports to NFL owners, some of whom have supported Mr Trump in the past — such as New York jets owner Woody Johnson, a major Trump presidential campaign donor.

The New England Patriots’ chairman and CEO Robert Kraft said he was “deeply disappointed by the tone of the comments” made by Mr Trump, and defended players.

“I am proud to be associated with so many players who make such tremendous contributions in positively impacting our communities,” he said in a statement.

Here are the Primary Offenders

• Marcus Peters, Chiefs (sat)
• Marshawn Lynch, Raiders (sat)
• Michael Bennett, Seahawks (sat)
• Malcolm Jenkins, Eagles (raised fist)
• Robert Quinn, Rams (raised fist)
• Martellus Bennett, Packers (raised fist)
• Chris Long, Eagles (put his hand on teammate Malcolm Jenkins’s shoulder)
• Rodney McLeod, Eagles (put his hand on teammate Malcolm Jenkins’s shoulder)
• Justin Britt, Seahawks (put his hand on teammate Michael Bennett’s shoulder)
• Thomas Rawls, Seahawks (put his hand on teammate Michael Bennett’s shoulder)
• Cliff Avril, Seahawks (sat)
• Frank Clark, Seahawks (sat)
• Johnny Hekker, Rams (embraced teammate Robert Quinn)
• Eric Reid, 49ers (knelt surrounded by teammates)
Preseason

• Marshawn Lynch, Raiders (sat)
• Michael Bennett, Seahawks (sat)
• Cliff Avril, Seahawks (sat during the end of the anthem)
• ​Seth DeValve, Browns (knelt)
• Duke Johnson Jr., Browns (knelt)
• Terrance Magee, Browns (knelt)
• Isaiah Crowell, Browns (knelt)
• Kenny Britt, Browns (knelt)
• Ricardo Louis, Browns (knelt)​
• Jabrill Peppers, Browns (knelt)
• Calvin Pryor, Browns (knelt)
• Jamar Taylor, Browns (knelt)
• Christian Kirksey, Browns (knelt)
• Jamie Collins, Browns (knelt)
• Ron Brooks, Eagles (knelt)
• Shalom Luani, Raiders (knelt)​
• Eric Reid, 49ers (knelt)
• Cameron Jefferson, Bills (raised fist)
• Malcolm Jenkins, Eagles (raised fist)
• Jurrell Casey, Titans (raised fist)
• Wesley Woodyard, Titans (raised fist)
• Robert Quinn, Rams (raised fist)
• Jeremy Lane, Seahawks (stood with his back to the field and flag)
• Chris Long, Eagles (put his hand on teammate Malcolm Jenkins’s shoulder)
• Derek Carr, Raiders (put his hand on teammate Khalil Mack’s shoulder)
• Justin Britt, Seahawks (put his hand on teammate Michael Bennett’s shoulder)
• DeShone Kizer, Browns (put his hand on teammate’s shoulder)
• Britton Colquitt, Browns (put his hand on teammate’s shoulder)
• Rodney McLeod, Eagles (put his hand on teammate Malcolm Jenkins’s shoulder)
• ​Other Browns players, such as Jason McCourty and Shon Coleman, stood near the group of kneeling players on Monday night in an apparent show of support.
•​ About 30 Browns players stood with their arms linked together before their game against the Buccaneers

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S. Jack Heffernan Ph.D. Funds Manager at HEFFX holds a Ph.D. in Economics and brings with him over 25 years of trading experience in Asia and hands on experience in Venture Capital, he has been involved in several start ups that have seen market capitalization over $500m and 1 that reach a peak market cap of $15b. He has managed and overseen start ups in Mining, Shipping, Technology and Financial Services.

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