The Texans front office has dismissed the report "categorically false and without merit".
President Trump thrust the issue of protesting players into the national headlines a year ago, urging a national boycott of the "disgraceful" league until NFL officials and owners cracked down on athletes who disrespect the flag.
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"Overall, I think [Trump] was trying to make a point, and his message became what kneeling was all about. So I think that's really incumbent upon us to adopt that", said Ross, who was in NY to receive a lifetime achievement award from the Jackie Robinson Foundation.
Considering that the league has already had to deal with backlash after owner Bob McNair made his comment about the inmates running the asylum.
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Looking at the NFL's free agent list for this offseason, there are a number of players who protested on it. San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid, Detroit Lions linebacker Tahir Whitehead and Seattle Seahawks defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson are some of the major names who did so. The remark was considered as being racist toward black players; McNair denied such intent.
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, who also demands that players stand for the anthem, tried to help McNair by saying McNair wasn't referring to players.
During that game, many Houston players took a knee and linked arms for the national anthem, after staging nearly no such demonstrations before then.
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