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NFL Week 3: Trump calls for NFL rule requiring players to stand for the national anthem

Welcome to The Times’ weekly NFL round up. If the opening game of Week 3 is any indication, it is likely to be a full day of protests by players following President Trump’s controversial comments.

The protests, which had largely died down in the NFL, come in the wake of Trump’s comments at a political rally Friday, when he challenged NFL owners to fire any player who didn’t stand for the anthem.

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