A number of NFL teams and owners have offered statements this weekend in response to President Donald Trump’s calls for them to fire players who protest during the national anthem. Some of the statements have taken direct issue with the President’s comments, including one from Packers president and CEO Mark Murphy.
The Cincinnati Bengals lost to one of the NFL’s elite teams, as they fell to Green Bay, 27-24 in overtime. There are more questions than answers in The Queen City, as the Bengals are looking at an 0-3 start. In the rare occasion that the offense looks good, the defense and special teams seems to take a terribly-timed siesta. Such was the case at Lambeau Field, where Cincinnati’s offense finally decided to make some plays, though a missed field goal and a lack of stopping Aaron Rodgers’ offense at critical times spelled doom for the Bengals. If this had been a 2-0 Bengals team going into Sunday, we’d feel great about them going forward. But the 0-2 start made it hard to feel good about anything
Before the Chicago Bears’ first three games of 2017, John Fox was very clear about Mike Glennon as their starting quarterback with unwavering support behind him. Ahead of Thursday’s Week 4 game against the Green Bay Packers, the head coach’s support for Glennon might have showed the tiniest bit of wavering. Fox was once again asked to confirm that the 27-year-old veteran would be his starting quarterback, and his answer was surprisingly cryptic. “We’re not going to announce our starting lineup probably until pretty close to game time,” Fox told reporters. “But I think that would probably be a fairly proper assessment.” It still sounds like the plan is to start Glennon against the Packers, but