Tonight marks the first big evening of NFL games this summer, and it’s time for fans to wonder the same things they always wonder this time of year: Who will stay in the locker room for the anthem? Who will kneel? What will the owners do when it happens? What will the President of the United States say about it on Twitter? You know, the traditional, hard-hitting football questions.
It’s been three years since then-49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick famously took a knee, and football is more politicized now than ever before. Why can’t the NFL solve this in a way that respects both the players and the anthem? What keeps this issue in the headlines? Donnovan Bennett of Sportsnet joins us to kick off the season by trying to answer this question: Will we ever be able to just relax and enjoy football again?