Pittsburgh Steelers Issue Statement Regarding National Anthem Policy

Art Rooney II, owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers, issues statement asserting that the policy strikes a balance between not forcing players to stand for the anthem, and not forcing fans, particularly veterans, to view a political protest.  The statement praised the manner in which the Steelers handled the protest issue last year, and highlighted the social justice agreement between the NFL and the Players Coalition. behindthesteelcurtain.com