In a new letter to owners and players, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says, "We believe that everyone should stand for the National Anthem."
The NFL had been very supportive, but seeing the anger in many fans and a ratings dip may have changed the minds of owners and Goodell himself. Read his full statement below.
JUST IN: In letter to NFL owners, Roger Goodell says: "We believe that everyone should stand for the National Anthem." pic.twitter.com/iveGOQgJnz— NBC News (@NBCNews) October 10, 2017