Brandon Mebane

How teams protested on 'Monday Night Football' and in every NFL game following Trump’s national anthem comments

How teams protested on 'Monday Night Football' and in every NFL game following Trump’s national anthem comments

Players from nearly every NFL team took a knee, linked arms, raised their fists or stayed in the locker room during the national anthem on Sunday after President Trump called on team owners to fire players who refuse to stand for the "The Star-Spangled Banner."

A total of 204 players protested during the anthem on Sunday out of the 1,696 players on National Football League active rosters, compared with six players the previous week, according to a team-by-team breakdown by the Associated Press.

The hashtag #TakeTheKnee trended on Twitter...

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