By TERESA M. WALKER, AP Professional Soccer Author
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Titans broad receiver Rishard Matthews says he made a nasty determination on Twitter to threaten to give up soccer if the NFL institutes a brand new rule mandating gamers stand for the nationwide anthem.
Requested Friday if he stands by that preliminary assertion, Matthews says he hopes it doesn’t get to that figuring out that NFL house owners are assembly subsequent week to think about modifications.
Matthews shortly deleted the tweet Thursday earlier than follow, however his feedback had been caught by a display seize .
One of many Titans’ beginning receivers, Matthews has stayed within the locker room in the course of the nationwide anthem by means of the final two video games in protest of President Donald Trump’s feedback on NFL gamers. Matthews was not obtainable Thursday after apply earlier than the locker room closed to reporters.
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