NFL and players’ union freeze anthem rules amid backlash to Dolphins’ policy | Sport | The Guardian

Source: NFL and players’ union freeze anthem rules amid backlash to Dolphins’ policy | Sport | The Guardian

Miami can choose not to issue any suspension nor fine any player guilty of “conduct detrimental to the club.” Other violations under that label include drug use or possession, gambling, breaking curfew and riding motorcycles as a driver or passenger from the start of camp until the last game of the season.

Jets acting owner Christopher Johnson said shortly after the league announced its policy that he will not punish his players for any peaceful protests – and would pay any potential fines incurred by the team as a result of his players’ actions.