` "NFL players used the national anthem to show their defiance to President Donald Trump’s criticism, with at least 100 players kneeling or sitting in protest and one team staying in the locker room. Most teams in the early afternoon games locked arms in solidarity. At least three team owners joined their players. More than 100 players sat or knelt, the form of protest started last season by former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Kaepernick is now a free agent, and supporters believe teams have avoided signing him because of his protest." - Source` ` Most of these people were not supporting Colin Kaepernick, they were protesting our sow of a president, Trump.