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NFL spokesman Joe Lockhart confirmed Friday that group house owners will not have a proper rule proposal relating to participant protests through the nationwide anthem to vote on on the league assembly Tuesday, however added that the difficulty will probably be mentioned, in line with Ben Volin of the Boston Globe.
“We do not have a proposal that modifications our coverage, we do not have a proposal that mandates something,” stated Lockhart, in accordance with Albert Breer of MMQB.com.
ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported Tuesday that the NFL and group house owners will think about a rule change to make it obligatory for gamers to face throughout “The Star-Spangled Banner,” however Lockhart insisted this was inaccurate.
“You are speculating,” stated Lockhart, based on Mike Garafolo of NFL Community. “These reporting it as reality are reporting it incorrectly.”
Lockhart added there’s been “unprecedented dialogue” between the league and the NFL Gamers Affiliation relating to how one can deal with the anthem, in response to Breer.
“Everyone seems to be annoyed that we’re not speaking concerning the underlying points that the gamers placed on the desk,” stated Lockhart.