In football terms, this was an overmatched opponent just trying to hang on.
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Team owner Jeffrey Lurie has walked a tightrope on all of these issues. His team’s locker room has not been held back on expressing itself, even though he said last year that kneeling during the anthem as a protest is not very respectful or proactive.
This will be the second chance for a Super Bowl champ to make the traditional visit since Trump took office, and compared to the atmosphere this week in the wake of the NFL’s new policy restricting protests, last year’s appearance by the Patriots looks like a Fourth of July parade. Five of the reported 31 players who were absent last year specifically skipped Womens Nate Solder Jersey it in protest of Trump; that included then-Patriot and current Eagle Chris Long.
Even before last week, at least four players from the Eagles championship team 鈥?Long, Malcolm Jenkins, Torrey Smith and Brandon Graham 鈥?had made it clear they were not going to go, specifically because of Trump, either partly or fully because of his constant demeaning and belittling of players (starting with calling them sons of bitches at a September rally) who were protesting during the national anthem.