Members of the Indianapolis Colts lock arms as they take a knee during the National Anthem before an NFL football game on Sept. 24
Members of the Indianapolis Colts lock arms as they take a knee during the National Anthem before an NFL football game on Sept. 24
Dallas Cowboys led by owner Jerry Jones, takes a knee prior to the National anthem in an NFL football game against the Amazon Cardinals.
Dallas Cowboys led by owner Jerry Jones, takes a knee prior to the National anthem in an NFL football game against the Amazon Cardinals.
The American flag is presented in front of an empty Tennessee Titans bench area during the playing of the national anthem before an NFL football game between the Titans and the Seattle Seahawks.
The American flag is presented in front of an empty Tennessee Titans bench area during the playing of the national anthem before an NFL football game between the Titans and the Seattle Seahawks.
Oakland Raiders kneel during the playing of the National Anthem before an NFL football game against Washington Redskins.
Oakland Raiders kneel during the playing of the National Anthem before an NFL football game against Washington Redskins.
Virgil Green, tight end of the Denver Broncos gestures as teammate Max Garcia takes the knee while the national anthem is played prior to their NFL game.
Virgil Green, tight end of the Denver Broncos gestures as teammate Max Garcia takes the knee while the national anthem is played prior to their NFL game.
Baltimore Ravens player including former player Ray Lewis kneel down during the national anthem before their game against Jacksonville Jaguars at Wembley.
Baltimore Ravens player including former player Ray Lewis kneel down during the national anthem before their game against Jacksonville Jaguars at Wembley.
The Pittsburgh Steelers side of the field is nearly empty during the playing of the national anthem before an NFL football game between the Steelers and Chicago Bears.
The Pittsburgh Steelers side of the field is nearly empty during the playing of the national anthem before an NFL football game between the Steelers and Chicago Bears.
Atlanta Falcons defensive tackles Grady Jarrett and Dontari Poe take the knee during the national anthem
Atlanta Falcons defensive tackles Grady Jarrett and Dontari Poe take the knee during the national anthem
Several players of the New England Patriots kneel during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Houston Texans.
Several players of the New England Patriots kneel during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Houston Texans.
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Members of the Indianapolis Colts lock arms as they take a knee during the National Anthem before an NFL football game on Sept. 24
Dallas Cowboys led by owner Jerry Jones, takes a knee prior to the National anthem in an NFL football game against the Amazon Cardinals.
The American flag is presented in front of an empty Tennessee Titans bench area during the playing of the national anthem before an NFL football game between the Titans and the Seattle Seahawks.
Oakland Raiders kneel during the playing of the National Anthem before an NFL football game against Washington Redskins.
Virgil Green, tight end of the Denver Broncos gestures as teammate Max Garcia takes the knee while the national anthem is played prior to their NFL game.
Baltimore Ravens player including former player Ray Lewis kneel down during the national anthem before their game against Jacksonville Jaguars at Wembley.
The Pittsburgh Steelers side of the field is nearly empty during the playing of the national anthem before an NFL football game between the Steelers and Chicago Bears.
Atlanta Falcons defensive tackles Grady Jarrett and Dontari Poe take the knee during the national anthem
Several players of the New England Patriots kneel during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Houston Texans.

In Pictures | 'Take The Knee' Protest Grips The NFL Amid Criticism From Trump

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President Donald Trump's criticism of players who protest during the national anthem sparked a mass increase in such activism, with more than 100 NFL players sitting or kneeling, others raising their fists and whole teams standing with locked arms to display unity.

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