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Sports Minute: Mayfield "absolutely" will kneel during national anthem

4 weeks 2 days 56 minutes ago Saturday, June 13 2020 Jun 13, 2020 June 13, 2020 4:02 PM June 13, 2020 in Sports - AP - Texas

CLEVELAND (AP) - Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield plans to kneel during the national anthem this upcoming season to support protests of social injustice, police brutality and racism. In answering a post from a fan on his Instagram account Saturday that pleaded with him not to kneel, Mayfield responded:  “Pull your head out. I absolutely am.? Mayfield has been outspoken recently about the need for more understanding and justice in the nation following the killing of George Floyd, a black man, while in police custody in Minneapolis.

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