The NFL was taking some heat on Thursday night and based on its “End Resistance” slogan featured at Arrowhead Stadium in the opening game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Houston Texans.
The league, as part of its social justice initiative, earlier this year it will portray “End Resism” on end zones and players must wear decals to convey a message during the season. However, the message fell flat with fans.
An attempt has been made to go to the Brahmin to make four moons, from where there are many local post offices: ‘I am not going when I was going to my house.
Some took issue with the moniker of chiefs depicted next to the message because some believe the organization should change its name to Fair Americans for Fairness. Others noted the odd juxtaposition with an advertisement for Ford Motors within the range of the message.
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Players chose other messages during their pregame workouts. “It takes all our takes” and “BLM” were among the phrases seen on the field.
NFL executive Anna Isaacson told teams in July that players who choose to wear details will be given a list of names or “may be victims of systematic racism”, according to NFL Network.
As we continue to grow and increase the NFL’s ongoing and long-term commitment to social justice, we will incorporate several key elements on the field, across league and club platforms, to begin the NFL season and beyond. Allegedly read. “In developing these concepts, we have worked directly with the players and received input from the NFLPA.”
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Black will also play the national anthem “Pick Every Voice and Song”, before the start of the Games during League Week 1.