Before last weekend, the number of NFL players protesting during "The Star-Spangled Banner" was small, sometimes just one. Most were African-American. The first was former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who began taking a knee during the anthem last season to protest recent police shootings.
But then President Donald Trump railed against the protesters, and by the time the Baltimore Ravens and Jacksonville Jaguars kicked off in London on Sunday, players and coaches of every ethnic background — and even some owners — were galvanizing to make very visible statements. Here is what they did.
Three teams stayed in the locker room