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O.J. Simpson Says The NFL Should Keep The Players In The Locker Room For The National Anthem

O.J. Simpson (Credit: Screenshot/Twitter Video https://twitter.com/TheRealOJ32/status/1272608870548910081)

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O.J. Simpson doesn’t think NFL players should be on the field for the national anthem.

The legendary NFL running back posted a Monday video on Twitter about how the national anthem debate, and he thinks he’s found the solution. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)

Simpson thinks players should just be kept in the locker room when the anthem is played. While he admits the optics might not be great, it’s better than a circus.

Watch him break down his thinking below.

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again for everyone. O.J. Simpson has become a shockingly rational voice on social media.

While I didn’t agree with everything he said in the video, his plan of keeping players in the locker room is a really good idea.

 

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It pretty much removes the chance for the national anthem to turn into a gigantic political debate. Some college teams already keep guys in the locker room, and it doesn’t seem to be a problem.

It might not be the worst idea for the NFL to follow suit.

 

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The last thing football fans want or need is for our favorite sport to get turned into a gigantic kneeling sideshow. If it’s going to be chaos, then just keep the guys in the locker room like Simpson suggested.

Again, he’s a shockingly refreshing and rational voice online.