Oh my, if they turn this back the league is going to get HAMMERED. NFL players aren't the brightest bulb in the pack. NFL putting anthem policy on hold during talks with players association The National Football League and its players association announced Thursday that the league would hold off on enforcing its new national anthem policy while the two sides attempt to resolve the issue. In a joint statement, the NFL and NFLPA said they "have been working on a resolution to the anthem issue. "In order to allow this constructive dialogue to continue, we have come to a standstill agreement on the NFLPA’s grievance and on the NFL’s anthem policy," the statement continued. "No new rules relating to the anthem will be issued or enforced for the next several weeks while these confidential discussions are ongoing."