Titans' Delanie Walker, family received death threats since comments about national anthem


Despite reports and memes that claimed otherwise, the NFL doesn’t not have any set rules for player behavior during the national anthem. Just guidelines.
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Titans tight end Delanie Walker and his family have received death threats since he made comments defending the team’s decision to skip the national anthem Sunday at Nissan Stadium, Walker in a post on social media Thursday night.

Earlier this week, Walker said any outraged fans were welcome to stay home from future games if they felt disrespected by players protesting social inequality and police brutality. The Titans were among three NFL teams to skip the anthem Sunday, after President Donald Trump’s inflammatory remarks during a speech Friday in Alabama.

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The anthem singer for Sunday’s Titans game, Meghan Linsey, also said she has received death threats after she took a knee…

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