Brian Robison states his opinion on what players should do during the national anthem

Robison says he will always stand for the national anthem because ...

Vikings veteran defensive lineman Brian Robison voiced his opinion on kneeling during the National Anthem in an Instagram post. 

"I will always stand for the National Anthem because I have too much respect for the men and women who have sacrificed everything to protect our freedoms in this country," Robison wrote on Instagram. "Although it’s not my stance to take a knee I also recognize that it’s that person's freedom to do so. I am very proud of my team and teammates on how we handled things. We have a great dynamic in Our locker room. We are a family and we treat each other with respect. We have love and compassion for each other. Something the world needs more of!" 

Robison's statement reads further, and you can see it in the post below. 

Sunday and Monday were historic NFL teams around the country locked arms or kneeled together as a show of unity after President Donald Trump tweeted that team owners should fire players who using kneeling during the anthem as a way to voice concerns about racial inequality and police brutality in America.

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