Dolphins to stay inside during both anthems on Sunday

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The Miami Dolphins are taking a stand.

Several Dolphins players, including multiple former New England Patriots, appeared in a video Thursday expressing disappointment with the NFL's "empty gestures" in the fight for social justice. In addition, they will stay inside during both the national anthem and "Lift Ev'ry Voice And Sing".

Elandon Roberts, Kyle Van Noy, Ted Karras, and Brian Flores were the ex-Pats demanding action in the video, with Roberts delivering a powerful message about his father and brother.

"So if my dad was a soldier but the cops killed my brother, do I stand for one anthem and kneel for the other?" Roberts asks.


We can expect plenty of other teams to follow the Dolphins' lead as the fight for racial equality and against police brutality continues. As of now, it's unclear whether the Patriots will join Miami in staying inside.

Sunday's Patriots-Dolphins game is set to kick off at 1 p.m. ET at Gillette Stadium.