Marshawn Lynch sits during US national anthem, stands for Mexican anthem

Trump says the NFL should suspend Lynch
Posted at 7:13 AM, Nov 20, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-20 07:13:43-05

President Donald Trump says the NFL should suspend Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch.

Lynch sat during most of the U.S. anthem and stood for the Mexican anthem before Sunday's game against the Patriots at Azteca Stadium in Mexico City.



Lynch has not stood for the national anthem since returning from retirement this season.

Trump tweeted early Monday: "Great disrespect! Next time NFL should suspend him for remainder of season. Attendance and ratings way down."

Former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick started the movement last season when he refused to stand during the anthem to protest racial inequality and police brutality.