Professional athletes weigh in on anthem protests

Current and former athletes from across sports leagues begin commenting on the national anthem protests against racism.  A sample of early critical comments include those from New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (, Minnesota Vikings guard Alex Boone (, and former NFL quarterback Trent Dilfer( A sample of early supportive comments include former National Basketball Association center Kareem Abdul Jabbar (, former NFL tight end Shannon Sharpe (, and Detroit Lions wide receiver Anquan Boldin.(