Two of the New Orleans Saints’ most vocal veteran leaders supported other players around the league for using their "platform" to shed light on inequality in America, though it's unclear if any Saints players will join in with the recent national anthem protests around the league.

Saints safety Kenny Vaccaro is one who might consider joining the likes of Colin Mark Ingram Jerseys Kaepernick, Marshawn Lynch and Michael Bennett in sitting or kneeling during the national anthem. Michael Thomas Jerseys Vaccaro has increasingly voiced his support for their cause on social media, saying this summer that he understands even more why Kaepernick felt the need to "wake people up" and that he appreciates where he is coming from as someone of mixed race.

"We need to use our platform to help our situation, not be quiet. Willie Snead Jerseys C'mon bro, it's bigger than football," Vaccaro wrote Monday.

However, outspoken players like Vaccaro and running back Mark Ingram also chose not to separate themselves from the rest of their teammates with individual displays last year -- which was partly why the team opted to come up with a powerful display Brandin Cooks Jerseys of unity with their rival Atlanta Falcons on ESPN’s "Monday Night Football" during Week 3 of last season. The teams joined hands in a circle on the middle of the field following the anthem in that game. Saints veteran offensive tackle and union representative Zach Strief said the team has not discussed whether any players might consider any form of anthem protests or displays of unity this summer. Strief said the anthem is not the forum he would use, but he strongly supports the message of players who are pushing for equality and praised them for using their platform to do so.

"I think the reality is we have a platform. And guys using the platform I think is good. Drew Brees Jerseys That's part of what makes this country great is the ability to use your situation for good," Strief said. "And guys have different feelings on what is good and what is bad and there's always gonna be disagreements in that. And again, that's what's great about America is you can have that disagreement.

Случайная фотография

 

Библиотека

Кол-во строк: 
Заголовок Дата изменения Хиты
Перед началом собрания №1-20 23 Апрель 2013 1932
Молитвенные №21-90 03 Май 2013 1473
Божья любовь и величие №91-126 03 Май 2013 1318
Хвала и благодарение №127-155 03 Май 2013 1105
Христианская радость №156-181 03 Май 2013 996
Путь веры №182-246 03 Май 2013 1162
О церкви №247-258 03 Май 2013 884
Призыв к труду №259-291 03 Май 2013 1194
Призыв к покаянию №292-382 03 Май 2013 1330
Для новообращенных №383-407 03 Май 2013 992
На крещение №408-415 03 Май 2013 825
На Хлебопреломление №416-425 03 Май 2013 1592
Страдание и смерть Христа №426-449 03 Май 2013 1263
На рукоположение №450-453 03 Май 2013 985
На бракосочетание №454-463 03 Май 2013 1163
Для детей и семейные №464-490 03 Май 2013 801
На погребение №491-507 03 Май 2013 1411
Небесные обители №508-552 03 Май 2013 978
Утешение больным, страждущим №553-589 03 Май 2013 1061
Рождество Христово №590-611 03 Май 2013 924
На Навый Год №612-620 03 Май 2013 829
Воскресение Христово №621-642 03 Май 2013 969
О Духе Святом №643-654 03 Май 2013 924
Жатвенные №655-664 03 Май 2013 875
Второе пришествие Христа №665-673 03 Май 2013 860
Разные христианские праздникиа №674-678 03 Май 2013 866
Приветственные и прощальные №679-690 03 Май 2013 1082
При заключении собрания №691-715 03 Май 2013 893
Молодежные №716-830 03 Май 2013 1520
Дополнение №834-899 03 Май 2013 1190
Дополнение №900-999 03 Май 2013 1253
Дополнение №1000-1099 03 Май 2013 1042
Дополнение №1100-1199 03 Май 2013 1089
Дополнение №1200-1299 03 Май 2013 1105
Дополнение №1300-1399 03 Май 2013 880
Дополнение №1400-1499 03 Май 2013 1107
Дополнение №1500-1599 03 Май 2013 1154
Дополнение №1600-1699 03 Май 2013 1148
Дополнение №1700-1799 03 Май 2013 1117
Дополнение №1800-1999 03 Май 2013 893
Дополнение №2000-2099 03 Май 2013 1003
Дополнение №2100-2199 03 Май 2013 863
Дополнение №2200-2299 03 Май 2013 997
Дополнение №2300-2399 03 Май 2013 867
Дополнение №2400-2499 03 Май 2013 989
Дополнение №2500-2816 03 Май 2013 1033
no events

Сегодня событий нет

<< < Декабрь 2018 > >>
Пн Вт Ср Чт Пт Сб Вс
          1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31