Posts Tagged ‘Oakland Raiders’

Trump calls for Lynch suspension if anthem protest continues

Monday, November 20th, 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch should be suspended by the NFL if he continues to protest during the national anthem after Lynch sat during a rendition of the song before Sunday's game in Mexico City. Lynch and other NFL players have taken a knee or sat during the anthem as a way to protest police brutality and racial inequality in the U.S. Trump has called their actions disrespectful to the country and in the past has said protesting players should be fired. After sitting during the "Star-Spangled Banner," the five-time Pro Bowler rose for the Mexican National Anthem while getting equipment put on.

Jack Del Rio’s Wife Says She Regrets Voting For Donald Trump

Monday, November 20th, 2017

Oakland Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio's wife, Linda, said she regretted voting for President Trump in a tweet describing service work the Del Rios performed in Mexico City. Del Rio's tweet followed Trump calling for the NFL to suspend Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch for protesting during the U.S. national anthem at a game in Mexico City.

Wife of Raiders coach fires back at President Trump after Marshawn Lynch tweet

Monday, November 20th, 2017

Linda Del Rio, wife of head coach Jack Del Rio, tweeted on Monday that she voted for Trump last November, a ballot she now regrets casting. The tweet came hours after the president called for the suspension of Marshawn Lynch, who sat for the U.S. national anthem and stood during the Mexican national anthem before the team’s loss to the New England Patriots in Mexico City on Sunday.

Bills Sound Like They Could Repeat Nathan Peterman Disaster In Week 12

Monday, November 20th, 2017

If the definition of insanity is trying the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result (an oft-repeated aphorism of questionable provenance, one must add)—then consider the Buffalo Bills insane. By now pretty much the whole of the football-watching world will know that the Bills and Sean McDermott made a personnel decision on Sunday that will go down as one of the more inept in modern NFL history. McDermott, the rookie head coach, benched his dual-threat quarterback Tyrod Taylor for another rookie, Nathan Peterman, for the Bills’ trip to the Los Angeles Chargers.

Trump attacks NFL player Marshawn Lynch for standing during Mexican national anthem

Monday, November 20th, 2017

President Donald Trump has criticised an American football player for standing during the Mexican national anthem before a game, reigniting his feud with NFL players who choose to sit out the US anthem. “Marshawn Lynch of the NFL’s Oakland Raiders stands for the Mexican Anthem and sits down to boos for our National Anthem. Great disrespect!” Mr Trump tweeted early Monday morning.

Donald Trump’s latest sporting world targets include LaVar Ball and Marshawn Lynch

Monday, November 20th, 2017

President Donald Trump leaned into yet another sports world fight Monday morning, calling out Oakland Raider Marshawn Lynch after the running back opted to sit during the national anthem before his NFL game over the weekend.  "Marshawn Lynch of the NFL’s Oakland Raiders stands for the Mexican Anthem and sits down to boos for our National Anthem. Great disrespect! Next time NFL should suspend him for remainder of season. Attendance and ratings way down," Trump tweeted.  The Raiders and New England Patriots played in Mexico City on Sunday, and, as ESPN noted, Lynch stood for the first bars of the United States national anthem but eventually sat down. It's something he has done all season as part

Trump calls for Lynch to be suspended as anthem row returns

Monday, November 20th, 2017

President Donald Trump once again waded in on the row over NFL players opting not to stand during the United States national anthem, demanding that Oakland Raiders star Marshawn Lynch be suspended. Lynch has not stood for 'The Star-Spangled Banner' since he came out of retirement to play with the Raiders. Oakland lost 33-8 to the New England Patriots in a game played in Mexico City on Sunday.

Patriots Victory Is A Win For NFL In Mexico

Monday, November 20th, 2017

On Sunday November 19 the New England Patriots defeated the Oakland Raiders 33-8 in a game played in front of 76,000 fans at the Azteca Stadium in Mexico City. The Patriot’s quarterback Tom Brady played an impeccable game, completing 30 passes for 339 yards and scoring three touchdowns.

‘Great Disrespect!’ Donald Trump Wants the NFL to Suspend Marshawn Lynch if He Sits During the Anthem Again

Monday, November 20th, 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump suggested Oakland Raiders’ Marshawn Lynch should be suspended by the NFL for the rest of the season if he “sits down to boos” during the national anthem again. Trump showed no sign of letting go of his attack of NFL players

Marshawn Lynch a target of Donald Trump broadside after sitting for anthem

Monday, November 20th, 2017

Marshawn Lynch has sat for the anthem throughout the season. Donald Trump has resumed his attack on the NFL protest movement, saying the Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch should be suspended after he sat for the national anthem. The Raiders played the New England Patriots in Mexico City on Sunday and stood for the Mexican national anthem.