After other NFL players followed in Kaepernick’s footsteps and refused to stand for the national anthem, many NFL fans called for a boycott of the NFL.
NFL fan: *proudly recites Pledge of Allegiance*
NFL player: *symbolically protests in honor of freedom & justice for all*
— Jerry Topsider (@BostonJerry) September 9, 2016
In case you're wondering, you can beat women and murder people and still have fans. But not standing during our anthem??? #boycottNFL
— NØŁÅN (@NolanDracula) September 9, 2016
Did y'all #boycottNFL when Rothelisberger raped that woman? ???? I have questions. Don't all speak at once
— Hattori Hanzo ? (@CheweyPNewton) September 9, 2016
Permanent brain trauma.
Player kneels during National Anthem.
[Drops coffee mug in slow motion] #boycottNFL
— Matt Fernandez (@FattMernandez) September 9, 2016
#boycottNFL is trending bc Kaepernick + Marshall knelt, and not bc of the multiple accts of domestic abuse, DUIs or assault in NFL history.
— Kevin (@kwprime) September 9, 2016