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The Players Protesting The National Anthem In London Make INSANE Salaries

The 17 Baltimore Ravens and Jacksonville Jaguars players who took a knee during the presentation of the national anthem in London on Sunday have combined total contracts of nearly $450 million.

Combing the total value of each players contracts adds up to a whopping $448,373,425, a figure greater than the gross domestic product of over a handful of the world’s nations.

ESPN reported that 10 Ravens players and roughly the same number of Jaguars players took a knee during the national anthem Sunday at Wembley Stadium in London.

The Ravens players include: Terrell Suggs, C.J. Mosley, Za’Darius Smith, Tim Williams, Tyus Bowser, Mike Wallace, Carl Davis, Tony Jefferson, Anthony Levine, and Lardarius Webb.

On the Jaguars sideline, Jalen Ramsey, A.J. Bouye, Calais Campbell, Yannick Ngakoue, Malik Jackson, Tashaun Gipson, and Leonard Fournette.

The players were likely kneeling in response to recent comments from President Donald Trump regarding the ongoing protests of the national anthem at NFL games across the country.

Trump said Sunday morning that NFL owners should either fire or suspend players who kneel during the national anthem, and fans should not keep watching games if players continue to protest.

“If NFL fans refuse to go to games until players stop disrespecting our Flag & Country, you will see change take place fast. Fire or suspend!,” the president tweeted Sunday morning.

The president’s comments come on the heels of an impassioned speech he gave in Huntsville, Ala., Friday evening. He came out swinging in his comments against NFL players who choose to kneel during the national anthem.

“The only thing you could do better is if you see it, even if it’s one player, leave the stadium. I guarantee things will stop. Things will stop. Just pick up and leave. Pick up and leave. Not the same game anymore, anyway,” Trump told a group gathered in Huntsville Friday.

“Wouldn’t you love to see one of these NFL owners, when somebody disrespects our flag, to say, ‘Get that son of a bitch off the field right now. Out. He’s fired. He’s fired!”

Former San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick knelt during the national anthem during the 2016 NFL season and sparked a mass wave of protests that have trickled down to Pop Warner football teams across the nation.

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14 Comments

14 Comments

  1. Kenneth

    September 24, 2017 at 7:14 pm

    Kneeling for the anthem is TREASON. THERE SHOULD BE SNIPERS AT EVERY GAME WITH ORDERS TO PUT A BULLET IN THE HEAD OF ANY PLAYER WHO KNEELS FOR THE ANTHEM

  2. Carol Faver

    September 24, 2017 at 7:15 pm

    Long as they are down there, get somebody to lead them in prayer….may just do them some good. Tim Tbow would be a good one, since he knows how!!!They sure need it and may need it a lot more!!!

    • paulette

      September 24, 2017 at 7:43 pm

      @Carol,What about the coach who took a knee to pray and got fired,guess thats ok

  3. DICKY

    September 24, 2017 at 7:18 pm

    I’M DONE WITH THE NFL AND MANY OF MY FRIENDS ARE TOO!

  4. Lavona Areno

    September 24, 2017 at 7:20 pm

    i for one will not knowingly watch, pull or defend those teams. it slaps me in the face with their DISRESPECT. can’t stand them. i don’t think now its about the cops and blacks or anything about social unfairness . now its about disrespecting our country, our war hero’s and all who RESPECT AMERICA. you spoiled hypocrites. i sure hope the fans SHOW YOU WHO GIVES YOU YOUR MONEY!!!

    • Leona

      September 24, 2017 at 7:37 pm

      They just don’t get it! How can this happening in our country be right? At the end of the day the NFL will be caught holding the bill and we will see how much they approve of it! We will not give this behavior a green light and cha ching will be lost!$$$$$$

  5. Phyllis White

    September 24, 2017 at 7:24 pm

    It’s becoming more ridiculous!

  6. paulette

    September 24, 2017 at 7:40 pm

    THESE OVER PAID POS’S,THEY SHOULD BE MADE TO GO LIVE IN A COUNTRY LIKE IRAN,NK,IRAQ WHERE ITS HELL TO LOVE THERE,THESE GUYS ARE A DISGRACE TO THIS COUNTRY AND HUMANITY

  7. Catalina Woody

    September 24, 2017 at 7:43 pm

    Trash teams will lose big time! Hope there is no bomb on their planes coming home!

  8. Rambul

    September 24, 2017 at 7:54 pm

    How do you comb a salary? No, seriously, who in its right mind believes that someone who, supposedly, created the universe is going to give a holy hoot who wins a silly game? Really.

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  10. patty anderson

    September 24, 2017 at 7:58 pm

    glad I did not go would have been ashamed

  11. Sal belardo

    September 24, 2017 at 8:24 pm

    Keep boycotting the NFL and any other sport where the players disrespect our National Anthem!
    When the NFL loses enough money only then will they do something!

  12. Tom Nothacker

    September 24, 2017 at 9:26 pm

    The NFL Players are not protesting our flag they are protesting Trump and his ramblings.

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