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NFL condemns Trump's comments on football player protests

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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has taken issue with President Donald Trump's remarks on the league and its players.

Though he didn't mention Trump by name, Goodell referenced his remarks at a political rally. At the rally, Trump suggested any protesting football player was a "son of a bitch" and should lose his job. He also called on NFL owners to fire players who protest during the national anthem.

"Divisive comments like these demonstrate an unfortunate lack of respect for the NFL, our great game and all of our players, and a failure to understand the overwhelming force for good our clubs and players represent in our communities," Goodell said in a statement.

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