NFL players, officials, owners protest Trump comments(12 images)

Players, coaches and owners locked arms, knelt or sat out the national anthem on the sidelines of NFL games on Sunday after President Donald Trump criticized players for such activism.

The NFL aired an ad late Sunday, calling for unity.

A New England Patriots fan holds up a sign in response to the national anthem controversy in Sunday's game against the Houston Texans at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. Photo by Matthew Healey/ UPI | License Photo
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