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Ravens fans, bars eye Sunday for sign of whether NFL protests will pass or continue

Ravens fans, bars eye Sunday for sign of whether NFL protests will pass or continue

One fan plans to wear his Ravens jersey inside out. Others talked of selling once-prized tickets or leaving their seats following the national anthem. Still others yearned for a game that didn’t feel like a cultural debate.

The Ravens and rival Pittsburgh Steelers have played 46 times but never quite like they will on Sunday: when the outcome of the contest will compete for attention with whether players will kneel again during the anthem and how fans will react.

The uncertainty even extends to who will sing the anthem after singer Joey...

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