Seahawks cornerback Jeremy Lane sits for anthem in Oakland
Following a week of banter and discussion surrounding Colin Kaepernick’s decision to sit during the player of the national anthem as a protest, fellow NFL players are apparently taking his lead.
According to Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times, Seahawks cornerback Jeremy Lane did not stand during the playing of the anthem prior to Seattle’s preseason finale against the Oakland Raiders.
Via Condotta, Lane was the only player on either team to not stand for the playing of the anthem.
Kaepernick - and teammate Eric Reid - each took a knee prior to the anthem playing before the San Francisco 49ers game against the San Diego Chargers on Thursday night.
Lane signed a four-year contract with Seattle this offseason after becoming an unrestricted free agent. He played in Seattle’s first defensive series against the Raiders.