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Seven Seahawks protest during national anthem
Seven Seattle Seahawks players sat or knelt for the national anthem before Sunday's game against Philadelphia. Their actions raised the total to 18 players around the NFL making some sort of statement during "The Star-Spangled Banner." In Seattle, it was primarily a group of defensive linemen that has sat in most of the games this season. The group included defensive linemen Michael Bennett, Sheldon Richardson, Frank Clark, Quinton Jefferson, Marcus Smith and Branden Jackson, and offensive lineman Duane Brown. The defensive players sat on the bench while Brown knelt.