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Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Josina Anderson Released A Statement From Mike Evans Officially Ending His National Anthem Protest

Josina Anderson Tweeted out a message from Buccaneers receiver Mike Evans announcing the end of his National Anthem protest.

Via TwitLonger: Here is #Bucs WR Mike Evans' statement that was just sent to me: I want to start by apologizing to all the U.S. military members, their families, and the fans who I offended by my actions on Sunday. It was never my intention as I have tremendous respect for the men and women who serve our country.

I have very strong emotions regarding some of the many issues that exist in our society today. I chose to sit as an expression of my frustration towards this year’s election. It was very personal for me, as it was for so many Americans.

With that being said, I will not sit again during the National Anthem because I want to focus my efforts on finding more effective ways to communicate my message and bring about change by supporting organizations and movements that fight for equal rights for minorities.

This Sunday, I will be back to standing with my teammates.

It sounds like someone's coloring books and play doh have paid off.  Maybe he realized the protest is a waste of time.  Or he realized he's a millionaire and he might be getting a tax cut.