Tennessee Titans defensive end Jurrell Casey says he plans to protest social injustice on the field during the national anthem before games this season and "take my money."
"I'm going to take a penalty this year, why not?" Casey told CNN at an NFL promotional event in London. "I will protest during the flag, I'll say that now." It's what it is, I will not let it stop me from doing what I want to do. If they want these battles between players and organizations, it will be like that.
The Titans have no comment on Casey's remarks.
The NFL approved a new national anthems policy in May, which will allow players and players and staff to stay in the dressing room if they decide to Not to stand the anthem.
Under the Amendment, Individual Clubs Have the Power to Ensure Their Own Guidelines The anthem is respected on every action on the field. If a player decides to protest on the sideline, the NFL becomes the team The players could also be punished by their teams under the directive
Colin Kaepernicks decision to protest socially The inequality against minorities by a knee during the game's national anthem before a preseason game in 201
Casey told CNN that his protests in 2018 will be a "continuation" of what he did last season when he raised his fist during the anthem game. 19659002] "The boys are definitely not happy about the NFL," Casey said about the policy. "I think it's not right, I do not think it was a good decision for the NFL to make that decision, but they have their reasons for what they did."
Casey said he was ready to put up with "rebuff" from people who disagree with his decision.
"It is what it is, at the end of the day, I do not care about it. I will do what I do bring light to my community. … I will continue to use my platform to continue speaking. "