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NFL Live: Jaguars and Ravens Show Unity After Trump Comments

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, a longtime friend of the president, was among the first to reply on Sunday, saying in a statement:

I think our political leaders could learn a lot from the lessons of teamwork and the importance of working together toward a common goal.

Our players are intelligent, thoughtful and care deeply about our community and I support their right to peacefully affect social change and raise awareness in a manner that they feel is most impactful.”

Many players on both teams took a knee during the playing of the National Anthem, while others, including Jaguars owner Shahid Khan, stood and locked arms.

Lions owner Martha Firestone Ford said “thanks primarily to our players, the NFL also has been a unifying force in our country and impactful change has and hopefully will continue to be the result of peaceful expression, done so in order to highlight social injustices of all kind.

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