Browns Owners Say They Will Fully Support Players Who Kneel During Anthem
Written by B87FM on August 16, 2020
Cleveland Browns homeowners Dee and Jimmy Haslam say they totally assist their gamers who plan to kneel for the Nationwide Anthem when the NFL season begins in September.
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“One of many nice issues about this nation, one of many many nice issues, is the power to have freedom of speech and with the ability to categorical your self,” Jimmy Haslam instructed the Related Press. “So we’re going to assist our gamers.
“Proper is true, and mistaken is mistaken,” he mentioned. “There’s a human rights difficulty that has been happening for a very long time, and I consider in that.”
Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield introduced earlier this summer season that he plans to kneel through the anthem this season, no matter whether or not his followers are upset about it.
“Everyone so upset about my remark does not perceive the reasoning behind kneeling within the first place… Nate and Kap got here to an settlement that kneeling was essentially the most respectful option to assist our navy whereas additionally standing up for equality,” Mayfield mentioned. “… If I lose followers, that is okay. I’ve all the time spoken my thoughts. And that is from the guts.”
The Browns will play in opposition to the Baltimore Ravens for his or her season opener.