Several members of the Philadelphia Eagles, including cornerback Malcolm Jennings, raised their fists into the air as a protest during the National Anthem before the Chicago Bears game at Soldier Field on Monday night.
Kaepernick's actions set off a national conversation that several other NFL players, including four members of the Miami Dolphins, Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Marcus Peters, and Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall, have joined.
"There's a lot of guys that want to speak out and want to be a part of the movement but just aren't sure about which way they want to go about doing that, and I think you've seen guys over the last couple weeks join in in various ways." While some have expressed support for the message of the demonstrations, the protests have sparked outrage among others, including local police unions in Miami and San Francisco, both of which have threatened some form of boycott.
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