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Date TimeSeptember 25, 2017
VoiceAll eyes were on NFL sidelines Sunday, a couple of days after President Donald Trump strongly criticized players who have been protesting during the national anthem.

Many players and coaches from across the league — and some team owners, too — came together during pregame ceremonies, locking arms or putting their hands on each other’s shoulders. Some players kneeled, continuing the silent protest started last season by Colin Kaepernick, or raised a fist. Some sat on the bench.

“What you just saw was a variety of responses with the theme of unity,” an NFL front office source told CNN. “All across the league, owners, coaches and players came together to decide what was best for them.”


America watched as NFL players united in protest after Trumps criticism. These are the most powerful photos

America watched as NFL players united in protest after Trumps criticism. These are the most powerful photos

America watched as NFL players united in protest after Trumps criticism. These are the most powerful photos

America watched as NFL players united in protest after Trumps criticism. These are the most powerful photos

America watched as NFL players united in protest after Trumps criticism. These are the most powerful photos

America watched as NFL players united in protest after Trumps criticism. These are the most powerful photos

America watched as NFL players united in protest after Trumps criticism. These are the most powerful photos

America watched as NFL players united in protest after Trumps criticism. These are the most powerful photos

America watched as NFL players united in protest after Trumps criticism. These are the most powerful photos

America watched as NFL players united in protest after Trumps criticism. These are the most powerful photos

America watched as NFL players united in protest after Trumps criticism. These are the most powerful photos

America watched as NFL players united in protest after Trumps criticism. These are the most powerful photos

America watched as NFL players united in protest after Trumps criticism. These are the most powerful photos

America watched as NFL players united in protest after Trumps criticism. These are the most powerful photos

America watched as NFL players united in protest after Trumps criticism. These are the most powerful photos

America watched as NFL players united in protest after Trumps criticism. These are the most powerful photos

America watched as NFL players united in protest after Trumps criticism. These are the most powerful photos

America watched as NFL players united in protest after Trumps criticism. These are the most powerful photos

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