LOOK: Nearly entire Texans team kneels for anthem after owner's 'inmates' comment
The Houston football players took a stand by taking a knee before their matchup against the Seahawks
Leading up to Week 8, there was promising progress being made in the conversations between NFL owners and players. Then a revealing article from ESPN pointed out comments made by Texans owner Bob McNair.
"We can't have the inmates running the prison," McNair said, according to the story.
There was talkin Seattle. And the Texans did indeed make a statement, with much of the team taking knees during the national anthem.
Reporters counted roughly 10 players on the Texans who did not take a knee, with the majority of players kneeling during the anthem.
The moment was also captured on the CBS Sports broadcast.
Even some of the players who stood for the anthem held hands or linked arms with teammates who were kneeling.
More on this situation as it develops.
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