Raiders’ running back Marshawn Lynch arrived to Sports Authority Field Sunday wearing a shirt with a clear message to President Donald Trump.
Donald Trump thinks NFL owners should fire players, like Lynch, who kneel or sit during the national anthem as a protest against racial injustice.
“Wouldn’t you love to see one of these NFL owners, when somebody disrespects our flag, say: “Get that son of a b—- off the field right now. Out. He’s fired. He’s fired,” Trump said at a campaign rally for Alabama senator Luther Strange.
Panthers running back Jonathan Stewart did reach a milestone Sunday. Stewart ran for 68 yards to become the leading rusher in franchise history, passing DeAngelo Williams. Stewart now has 6,868 career rushing yards. Williams ran for 6,846 yards while a member of the Panthers.
The Patriots have allowed a 300-yard passer in each game this season and that continued Sunday as Newton threw for 316 yards with three touchdowns and an interception. The 2015 NFL MVP also ran for a score to help the Panthers improve to 3-1 in their best offensive showing of the season.
NBC Sports televised live the playing of the U.S. national anthem before Cheap Jerseys China NHL its “Sunday Night Football” broadcast of Colts-Seahawks in Seattle. CBS Sports showed Cheap Jerseys Cycling the anthem live before its game telecasts.
This article has been updated with networks’ coverage of the national anthem Sunday.