Titans WR Matthews says he'll quit if forced to stand for anthem

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Tennessee Titans wide receiver Rishard Matthews made it clear Thursday he will not stand for the national anthem nor will he allow himself to be forced to stand. The memo was not announcing a policy change, it was simply Goodell's stance on the controversy: "As we said yesterday, there will be a discussion of these issues at the owners meeting next week". Matthews was not available Thursday after practice before the locker room closed to reporters.

According to ESPN, Matthews responded to fan's question on Twitter by stating that he would "be done playing football" if the NFL were to put in place a rule that would require all players to stand.

Matthews since has deleted the tweet, but Paul Kuharsky of paulkuharsky.com posted a screen shot.

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The protests by Matthews started following a torrent of criticism from President Donald Trump, who attacked players for not standing during the anthem. Matthews, the Titans' leading receiver, has remained in the locker room alone over the past two games while the rest of the team stood for the anthem.

Matthews announced September 28 he was donating $75,000 to a group of "organizations working in oppressed communities". "I don't want to take away from what the whole protest is about, which is oppression, police brutality and inequality in this country".

"I'm exhausted of hearing, 'Stick to sports.' It comes down to right and wrong in this world", Rishard Matthews told ESPN in September. "If you see wrong and don't say anything, that's wrong".

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