Retired Navy Commander John Wells Declines Saints Award Over National Anthem Protests-Truth! Summary of eRumor: Retired Navy Commander John Wells declined an award from the New Orleans Saints for his…
This take by Sylvia Thompson on NFL national anthem protests was published in October 2017 and has been widely circulated in forwarded emails.
Cowboys player Damontre Moore was cut to make room for a backup kicker, and the team said Moore’s national anthem protests had nothing to do with the decision.
A website that publishes “satirical fiction” is behind fabricated reports that police in Philadelphia took a knee, leaving Redskins players stranded in a locker room overnight.
None of the NFL’s brand sponsors, including Budweiser, have pulled ads or withdrawn support over the league’s handling of National Anthem player protests.