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What the 49ers RB's status means vs. the Cardinals

04 October 2017, 12:16 | Todd Saunders

San Francisco 49ers at Arizona Cardinals - 10/1/17 NFL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

49ers-Cardinals Capsule

After throwing an INT on their first offensive play, and looking all but done midway through the 4th, the 49ers rallied themselves back into the game with a chance to win late in the 4th. Coming into this game the defense had totaled three sacks on the season but were able to break out for six sacks in this game.

Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch was spotted wearing a shirt that read "Everybody vs. Trump" on Sunday afternoon before his team took on the Denver Broncos. Last week, 32 Broncos knelt and nearly all of the Raiders sat on their bench during the anthem. "To me, it's as simple as that or at least it was in this game, from what I saw".

"As a way to show respect to all, our #Saints team will kneel in solidarity prior to the national anthem & stand together during the anthem", Saints quarterback Drew Brees tweeted Thursday.

Numerous criticisms raised against the players have fallen under this category of "disrespect" that Trump mentions in his tweet. If disapproval of the protests is all about the flag and the anthem, why boo a demonstration that takes place before the anthem plays? The Falcons, including head coach Dan Quinn, stood with their arms linked, too. Whichever team ends with better conversion percentage in this game, could easily find themselves as the victor. Their previous game had been an offensive shootout with the 49ers and Los Angeles Rams combining for 80 points. In 2016 he said, "Ultimately, it's to bring awareness and make people realize what's really going on in this country". Those in the front kneeled and the players in the back remained standing, setting off a round of boos at University of Phoenix Stadium. The team then stood on the sideline after the music started. The shoes also featured black and white hands shaking hands, WBTV reported. They're playing hard on film, and this is a very good defense.

Newton stood for the anthem.

Fitzgerald's touchdown was the first and only TD of the entire game. Fitzgerald was held in check for most of the game. However, I find these arguments to be hypocritical, especially from a president who only a month earlier refused to criticize white supremacists after the Charlottesville protests.

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The controversy boiled for days and seemed to overshadow other issues facing the Trump presidency, including the failure of congressional Republicans to repeal and replace the nation's health care law, the primary loss in Alabama of Trump's favoured candidate, a turbulent hurricane season and the back-and-forth between the United States and North Korea over missiles and nuclear weapons.

He has encouraged Americans to boycott the National Football League, has attacked the NFL's ratings and labeled them as "boring games", and has encouraged the NFL to "fire or suspend" players that participate in Kaepernick's protest.

Numerous standing players placed one hand on their heart, the other on the shoulder of a kneeling teammate in a sign of solidarity.

After the game, Reid reiterated his hope to keep the focus on the issues that he and other players are protesting rather than their method of protest.

"For more than a year, members of our team have protested the oppression and social injustices still present in our society", 49ers coaches players ownership and staff said in a statement. "While some may not have taken a knee or raised a fist, we have all shared the desire to influence positive change", the team said. "We not only put our differences aside, but we also use them to achieve that common goal by challenging each other to be better - both in our professional and personal lives".

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