Oakland Raiders punter Marquette King is never shy to say what’s on his mind and with the team playing against the Washington Redskins on Sunday night, he was at it again. After United States president Donald Trump made headlines on Friday and Saturday by telling NFL owners to fire players who kneel during the national anthem, a lot of professional athletes in other sports have fired back at Mr. Trump. That includes the always outspoken King, who took a picture outside of the White House with a sign that read “looks like this son of a (expletive) revoked my invitation too,” per the Las Vegas Review-Journal’s Michael Gehlken. King responded with that type of message after Trump rescinded the Golden
At a campaign rally Friday night for Sen. Luther Strange in Alabama Friday night, Trump said NFL owners should fire players who don’t stand for the national anthem. “… Football have nothing to do wit u smh,” Brown tweeted.
Oh, how the times have changed. Two years ago, the thought of the Raiders being tabbed a three-point favorite in a game being played across the country would've been unthinkable. For more than half a decade, a game in the Eastern time zone almost always meant a loss for Oakland, and usually, it was a blowout loss. From 2010 to 2015, the Raiders went just 1-17 in games played out east. Flying across the country isn't a problem for the Raiders anymore though, because all the sudden, the team is on a winning streak in eastern time. The Raiders went 3-0 out east in 2016, marking the first time since 2001 that they won three games out there in the same season. More importantly, if the Raiders