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CEO Jed York is joined by other owners standing behind their players

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More owners offer a statements in response to Trump’s call to fire players who protest

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San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York tweeted out a statement in response to the President’s call for owners to fire players who protest. Being the owner and CEO of the team where the anthem protests began, he has been supportive of his players who have chosen to incite conversation and promote change since the beginning.

A few other owners have spoken in support of their players, calling the President’s comments inappropriate and divisive. Including this from the Miami Dolphins:

The Green Bay Packers President:

The Atlanta Falcons:

The New York Giants:

NFLPA’s DeMaurice Smith also weighed in:

We will update this article as more statements are made.