NFL Preseason

Seahawks' Michael Bennett explains why he stood up during the national anthem

Seahawks' Michael Bennett explains why he stood up during the national anthem

It was an unusual scene for the Seattle Seahawks bench all season before kickoff against the Arizona Cardinals.

For the first time all season, defensive end Michael Bennett stood up for the national anthem. So did the rest of the Seahawks defensive lineman and the rest of the roster.

Bennett had been sitting during the national anthem since mid-August during the NFL preseason to protest social inequality and the need for police reform. He told the Tacoma News Tribune why he stood up for the first time this...

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