The National Football League states there are no rules about standing for the playing of the national anthem. The players in the NFL have every right to express their views as do all U.S. citizens.
However, when a player (employee) of an organization refuses to stand for the playing of the national anthem when all the rest of the players are standing, then he disrespects his teammates, managers and fans of that team.
If he has issues to protest, then let him do it on his time and not on the team’s dime. After all, the NFL is making him a millionaire to play, not to air his views.
Ray Butler, Fresno