Drew Brees Under Fire for Insensitive Comments About Flag Protests

    Drew Brees says he "will never agree with anybody disrespecting the flag of the United States of America."

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    In light of recent protests sparked by police brutality, many people are wondering what the NFL’s response will look like. When Colin Kaepernick peacefully protested these same issues in 2016 by kneeling during the national anthem, the NFL banned such demonstrations on the football field.

    In light of recent protests sparked by police brutality, many people are wondering what the NFL's response will look like. When Colin Kaepernick peacefully protested these same issues in 2016 by kneeling during the national anthem, the NFL banned such demonstrations on the football field.   Sai

     

    Saints quarterback Drew Brees was recently asked by Yahoo Finance how he’d feel if players began to kneel in protest of racial injustice again this season, he responded: “I will never agree with anybody disrespecting the flag of the United States of America or our country.” These comments have sparked major backlash on social media, with users calling him “tone deaf.”