Donald Trump criticizes Marshawn Lynch for anthem protest in Mexico

MEXICO CITY -- President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Monday morning to criticize Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch for standing during the Mexican national anthem but sitting during the anthem for the United States prior to the Raiders' loss to the New England Patriots at Estadio Azteca. Lynch was actually standing during the first few bars of "The Star-Spangled Banner" on Sunday before taking a seat. And while he stood for the Mexican anthem, he was not completely at attention. In a speech on Sept. 22, Trump said players kneeling or sitting during the anthem should be fired, which prompted much backlash across the league. Lynch, who has remained seated during the playing of the

Marshawn Lynch a target of Donald Trump broadside after sitting for anthem

Marshawn Lynch has sat for the anthem throughout the season. Donald Trump has resumed his attack on the NFL protest movement, saying the Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch should be suspended after he sat for the national anthem. The Raiders played the New England Patriots in Mexico City on Sunday and stood for the Mexican national anthem.

Trump targets Raiders RB Marshawn Lynch in Twitter rant

MEXICO CITY The President of the United States Donald Trump has taken several shots at players who choose to sit during the national anthem.

Raiders running back was in his crosshairs early Monday morning.

Trump was bothered by Lynchs actions before Sundays 33-8 loss to the New England Patriots at Estadio Azteca.

Lynch sat for the United States national anthem, as he has in every game this season. Then he stood for Mexicos anthem, though he spent most of that song getting his equipment adjusted.

Trump calls on NFL to suspend Marshawn Lynch

President Trump is calling on the NFL to suspend Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch, who sat during “The Star-Spangled Banner” before Sunday’s game but stood for the Mexican national anthem, which was played because the game took place in Mexico City. Trump, who has repeatedly criticized NFL players who do not stand for the national [more]

Trump: NFL Should Suspend Marshawn Lynch For Anthem Protest

President Donald Trump says that the Oakland Raiders should suspend running back Marshawn Lynch for the rest of the season for disrespecting the flag after he did not stand for the anthem. Before Sunday's game against the New England Patriots in Mexico City, Lynch sat during the playing of the "Star Spangled Banner," as he has done all season. Lynch did stand when the Mexican national anthem was played.

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