NFLPA Files Grievance Over NFL’s Anthem Policy That Will Force Players To Stand

July 10, 2018 at 9:40 am by Terez in NFL

Earlier this year, the league set out new guidelines on an Anthem policy that will require players to “show respect for the flag and the Anthem” while on the field, but also have the option of avoiding the Anthem altogether by staying inside the locker room. Not many players were happy about it and spoke against it. Now they have some back-up in the form of the NFLPA. On Tuesday, the NFLPA announced it has filed a grievance challenging the league’s new national anthem policy. – TO