Article below by Thomas Lott at sportingnews.com. This still sounds like a bribe. A quid pro quo in exchange for players standing for the national anthem, and the natural execution of the “deal” negotiated by the Players Coalition and the NFL. Honestly, have some self-respect and pride.
The NFL announced Tuesday they are launching a joint program between players and coaches with a commitment to focusing on social justice.
The “Let’s Listen Together ” campaign “will focus on supporting programs and initiatives that reduce barriers to opportunity, with a priority on supporting improvements in education and economic development, community and police relations, and the criminal justice system.”