Jeremy Lane

Richard Sherman says message of anthem protests getting lost

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman said Wednesday the public isn't listening to the message NFL players are trying to send with their actions during the national anthem.

While some fans are obsessing about whether players take a knee, raise a fist or lock arms during the national anthem before games, Sherman said they should be talking about the reasons why players are protesting.

"More videos have come out of guys getting killed, and I think people are still missing the point," Sherman said. "The reason these guys are kneeling, the reason we're locking arms is to bring people together to make people aware that this is not right. It's not right for...

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