NFL Owners Vote to Fine Teams for Disrespect to the Flag, Anthem
AP Photo/Elaine Thompson23 May 2018112
The NFL will allow players to remain in the locker room during the national anthem. However, if they come out and protest the flag or anthem, their teams will get fined.
That is the new policy announced in a statement by Commissioner Roger Goodell on Wednesday. It matches reports tweeted by ESPN NFL reporter Adam Schefter: