The National Football League changed its policy. It now requires all players to "stand and show respect for the flag" during the national anthem.
If players decide not to do so, they can stay in the locker room. Any team or player that breaks this policy will be fined.
CNBC Eric Chemi, shares his opinions on this, stating that the NFL is trying to gain back the viewers they lost during the kneeling protest period.
See clips of the NFL statements below-