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Chris Long (left) stands with Malcolm Jenkins and Rodney McLeod during the national anthem Oct. 8. (Matt Rourke/AP). NFL players and owners will soon consider just what their next move is in the cacophonous debate over player demonstrations during the national anthem and, with owners such as Jerry Jones threatening to command players to stand, one player thinks the situation could grow “messier.”. Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Chris Long, one of the first white players to support a teammate who was taking a knee to raise awareness of police brutality and social injustice, is among those players who has been concerned as the players’ message has been subverted, misplacing the focus of ... Full story

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