Chargers tackle Russell Okung, Washington cornerback Josh Norman, Commissioner Roger Goodell, and New England owner Robert Kraft are among the players, owners and executives attending a Tuesday morning meeting at NFL headquarters to discuss how the league should move forward on the national anthem controversy.
Notably absent were Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, who threatened to bench any player who didn’t stand for the anthem, and former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. A league spokesman said he was not aware of Kaepernick being invited to attend the meeting.
It’s extremely rare for players to attend the annual fall owners meeting, but this issue is atop the league’s...
San Francisco 49ers players take the field before the start of Super Bowl XLVII on Sunday at the Superdome in New Orleans.