The disrespectful protesting during the national anthem has offended a lot of people and the National Football League started losing a lot of fans.
Many team owners had to push and force the players to stand during the anthem, which was very helpful.
However, the Tennessee Titans’ leading receiver, Richard Matthews stated that he won’t accept the order given by the owners and plans to continue with his protest.
According to The Daily Caller, on Thursday, Richard posted a tweet that if he is forced to stand during the anthem, then he will quit the NFL. He wrote: “No, I will be done playing football.” However, quickly after, he deleted the tweet. Matthews was asked if he is ready to suffer punishment for not standing if a new rule is implemented.
— Clay Travis (@ClayTravis) October 12, 2017
He started protesting shortly after President Donald Trump shared his remarks toward the NFL players who choose to protest. However, the president said what had to be said, which the players deserved it. They offended many people, especially the veterans who risked their lives for the country.
— Paul Kuharsky (@PaulKuharskyNFL) October 12, 2017
His team, Tennessee Titans remained in the locker room during the anthem before their Week 3 game against the Seattle Seahawks. Matthews has remained in the locker room alone during the past two games while the rest of the team stood for the anthem.
He probably didn’t put much thought before posting the tweet. Richard would be jobless if this new rule was obtained, similar to the player who started the whole protesting, Colin Kaepernick. He is still looking for a team.
It’s one thing to share what he thinks and tells that he is angry with the new rule, but he took it over the limit. If he is ready to lose his job, then he will probably proceed with the protest.
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