Jed York

Some Ravens and Jaguars take knee during national anthem in wake of comments by President Trump

Some Ravens and Jaguars take knee during national anthem in wake of comments by President Trump

Some Ravens started talking about a form of protest late Saturday night, but no consensus was reached. Discussion continued Sunday morning when they met for a chapel service at Wembley Stadium.

Certain players were conflicted about how they’d respond to President Donald Trump’s comments Friday that criticized athletes for protesting during the national anthem. Other Ravens planned to kneel whether anybody was beside them or not.

When the national anthem began, about a dozen Ravens knelt while the rest of the team’s players and coaches stood and locked arms in solidarity. A similar scene played out on the other sideline with the Jacksonville Jaguars whose...

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