Your take on this entire scenario will probably depend on how you feel about Marcus Peters, Marshawn Lynch and the national anthem controversy that's enveloped the NFL over the last several weeks. "Attendance and ratings way down", Trump tweeted.
After sitting during the "Star-Spangled Banner", the five-time Pro Bowler rose for the Mexican national anthem while getting equipment put on.
As one of the players who has been most vocal and visual in his anti-police brutality and racial inequality protests, Lynch has not let the buzz around the anthem distract him from his demonstrations.More news: Christina Aguilera Lip Injection Rumors Swirl after Whitney Houston Tribute at AMAs
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Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick started the controversy a year ago by first sitting then kneeling during the national anthem.
"We've said that we would like to see everyone at our games stand for the anthem. He's fired!'" the President said during a rally in Alabama.
Chiefs chairman Clark Hunt said he has made it clear to players that the organization's preference is for players to stand. Hunt said he has spoken to Peters and other players about it, though Hunt refused to provide a specific timeframe for when those talks occurred. He even called for Lynch's suspension.
"I should've left them in jail!"