Michael Bennett

Seahawks' Michael Bennett sits for the national anthem, says he plans to do so all season

Seahawks' Michael Bennett sits for the national anthem, says he plans to do so all season

Seattle defensive end Michael Bennett did not stand for the national anthem before the Seahawks’ exhibition game against the Chargers on Sunday and said he doesn’t plan to at all this season.

“With everything that's been going on the last couple of months and especially after the last couple of days, seeing everything in Virginia, seeing what's going on out there earlier today in Seattle, I just wanted to be able to use my platform to be able to continue to speak over injustice,” Bennett said after the 48-7 Seahawks victory.

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