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NFL Introduces New Rules For National Anthem.

Published May 23, 2018 at 2:39 PM
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"The NFL has made some major rule changes towards the pregame national anthem. The league has taken a new stance and will fine teams that they are perceiving to disrespect the American flag or national anthem going forward. You can see the rules regarding the police below:"1. All team and league personnel on the field shall stand and show respect for the flag and the Anthem.
"2. The Game Operations Manual will be revised to remove the requirement that all players be on the field for the Anthem.
"3. Personnel who choose not to stand for the Anthem may stay in the locker room or in a similar location off the field until after the Anthem has been performed.
"4. A club will be fined by the League if its personnel are on the field and do not stand and show respect for the flag and the Anthem.
"5. Each club may develop its own work rules, consistent with the above principles, regarding its personnel who do not stand and show respect for the flag and the Anthem.
"6. The Commissioner will impose appropriate discipline on league personnel who do not stand and show respect for the flag and the Anthem."As you can see, if players or team personnel don't want to stand during the national anthem they can stay in the locker room without fear of being disciplined. What do you think of the NFL's new rules?"



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