The Denver Broncos announced Thursday that the entire team will stand for the national anthem as a matter of policy, beginning on Sunday.
The Broncos were among the teams that had players demonstrate last week, and said in the statement, "Our voices needed to be heard loud and clear".
"Make no mistake - our actions were in no way a protest of the military, the flag, or those who keep us safe", the statement adds.
They go on to explain that our country is not flawless and that inequalities still exist, "We can all do better", they wrote.
"Starting Sunday, we'll be standing together". The council includes linebacker Brandon Marshall, who is known for kneeling past year and using the platform to spur change with the Denver Police Department.
Denver Broncos will stand in unity at Sunday's game
After President Donald Trump made disparaging comments about National Football League players who were protesting and said owners should fire players who did not stand for the anthem, players protested en masse last week.
Outside linebacker Von Miller, who helped lead the team's demonstrations last week, said after that game that Trump "assaulted" their freedom of speech, and that "we had to do something". "We just felt the best way, that was the best direction to go". "But they wanted a statement just stating what they were doing last Saturday and what we're doing as a team moving forward". There was outside belief that the team must have felt pressure from the top to fall in line and stand on Sunday.
"It was an open-forum conversation", Joseph said. ". I'm proud of the guys". "We all went with it, so everybody stands".
Asked if he thought it was important for players to have an outlet to express what they believe in, Joseph said: "If they want one, absolutely, that's important". How can you make true change with this toxic environment?
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