Drew Brees faces backlash for saying he will ‘never agree’ with anthem protests

  • Brees said he will ‘never agree’ with protests during anthem
  • QB’s remarks drew criticism from teammate Michael Thomas

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees did not back down from comments on Wednesday that he will “never agree with anybody disrespecting the flag of the United States” when asked about the prospect of NFL players kneeling for the national anthem during the upcoming season.

Brees reiterated his opposition to the non-violent protest of police violence launched by Colin Kaepernick during the 2016 season in an interview with Yahoo Finance published on Wednesday, his first remarks since last week’s police killing of George Floyd.

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Brees said he will ‘never agree’ with protests during anthemQB’s remarks drew criticism from teammate Michael ThomasNew Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees did not back down from comments on Wednesday that he will “never agree with anybody disrespecting the flag of the United States” when asked about the prospect of NFL players kneeling for the national anthem during the upcoming season.Brees reiterated his opposition to the non-violent protest of police violence launched by Colin Kaepernick during the 2016 season in an interview with Yahoo Finance published on Wednesday, his first remarks since last week’s police killing of George Floyd. Continue reading…

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