PITTSBURGH — “Also I’m not kneeling for the flag and screw anybody who have a problem with that.”
Steelers’ defensive lineman Stephon Tuitt took to Twitter on Monday to announce he’ll be standing for the national anthem.
In a series of tweets, Tuitt called out people taking advantage of athletes, told followers to “Stop letting the world masculinity blind you” and urged athletes to “stop worrying about the public.”
You can now customize your WPXI News App to receive sports alerts. CLICK HERE to find out how.
Head coach Mike Tomlin has said in recent weeks that he will support his players in whatever actions they choose to take during the anthem in the wake of the death of George Floyd and several other individuals.
© 2020 Cox Media Group