Sunday afternoon at Soldier Field started with possibly the most significant of the protests around the league in the aftermath of President Trump’s call for NFL owners to fire or suspend players who refuse to stand for the national anthem, and for fans to boycott games until players stop disrespecting our Flag & country. It ended on Jordan Howard’s touchdown run in overtime, which gave the Bears a 23-17 victory. And in between, there was a sensationally stupid play that brought back memories of Leon Lett’s blunder in Super Bowl XXVII.
Villanueva is a veteran, an Army Ranger and captain who served three tours in Afghanistan and has a Bronze Star for valor. It’s a heated, complex issue, and in 2016, Villanueva said he agreed with Colin Kaepernick’s message about police brutality against African-Americans, but not his form of protest.
Evgeny Kuznetsov Limited Jersey No matter one’s political bent, it’s hard to believe anyone would have a problem with this American hero saluting the flag and anthem at Soldier Field. And it’s an encouraging sign that on a day when players, owners and ESPN announcers joined forces to bash the president in polite and impolite terms (the Bucs’ DeSean Jackson called Trump a joke and a clown), that seemingly no one took issue with Villanueva.
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Roethlisberger was so bad that Jacksonville safety Barry Church, who had one of the Jags’ two pick-sixes, told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette after the game that Roethlisberger appeared flustered.”
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Jaguars defensive tackle Malik Jackson said of the Steelers quarterback: You could definitely tell he’s a little older and he was getting a little tired. To me, he’s an elite quarterback, and they’ve got a really good team.”