Eagles' Malcolm Jenkins, Michael Bennett remain in locker room during national anthem

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Despite President Donald Trump and his supporters' repeated attempts to disparage those protesting against police brutality and racism, National Football League players are not backing down.

Players, however, have made clear their position numerous times.

On Thursday night, he chose to switch it up. "We'll check it out tomorrow more thoroughly".

Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins has always been outspoken about social issues in the United States, not hesitating to speak out about issues outside of the football field.

The NFL Network tweeted a video of Jenkins coming out for the warm-up wearing a shirt that said: "YOU AREN'T LISTENING". On the back, it said: "Nearly 5,000 kids are in adult prisons and jails".

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He can play at left-back but his position in the team is more at right-back. One player who received much of the criticism was goalkeeper Petr Cech .

The original rule the owners tried to push through without input from the players is that they are not allowed to sit or kneel or during the anthem but would be allowed to stay off the field until it was over.

League spokesman Brian McCarthy declined comment Friday and reiterated his statement Thursday night, saying "constructive" discussions are ongoing with the union.

Jenkins also wore a black black shirt with the phrase "You aren't listening" the same day. "It just sort of got jarred in a amusing way as I was following through", Foles said.

Colin Kaepernick, the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback, began the movement in 2016 and was joined by teammate Eric Reid.

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