NFL owners to consider rule forcing players to stand for national anthem

04/09/2019 ,06:47 PM

The NFL is reportedly considering amending its rules to require players to stand during the national anthem. An spokesman for the league said that owners are planning on discussing the potential change next week, after weeks of conflict with the White House, Dow Jones reports. Mr Trump appeared to threaten the league just hours before news broke that the owners were considering changing their rules saying that the league gets massive tax breaks, and pondering making changes to tax laws.