Bears' Players Undecided On Actions For Anthem Tonight.

Published August 2, 2018 at 3:23 PM

"While Thursday night's Hall of Fame game probably won't provide any mind blowing football, there will still be plenty of attention on the game. It's the first game type action preview we'll get of the new Matt Nagy offense, but it might be some pregame activities that garner the most attention. The NFL implemented a new National Anthem policy back in May, however it was recently put on hold by both the NFL and NFLPA. Players can continue to protest at the moment if they please, and some might feel provoked to by President Donald Trump's comments and Tweets on the matter, the Bears haven't decided what they'll do. «Yeah. It's really hard,» Sam Acho, the team's NFLPA rep said. «I'm not going to lie to you guys. It's really, really hard, and it could be confusing at times, on how do you find an answer? How do you get a solution? Because not everyone has the same beliefs. Not everyone has the same experiences. Not everyone has the same skin color. Not everyone has the same religious background. Not everyone has the same sexual orientation."
Head coach Matt Nagy was also asked about it, and he said whatever is decided for tonight will be a group decision and have the blessing from everybody involved. «I feel really, really good with where we're at,» Nagy said. «I feel comfortable and I know this, whatever we do, we're going to do it together.
«… It's everybody (discussing it). It's collectively. That's how we do things around here. I think that's the best way. Me personally, that's my opinion. And I know everybody else feels that way. And that's what makes it really easy for so many of us to understand that and feel good. We talk about a family type atmosphere in this organization and I think you'll see that.»

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