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K'Waun Williams, Arik Armstead and Eli Harold of the San Francisco 49ers kneel while holding their hands over their chest during the U.S. national anthem before playing against the Washington Redskins at FedExField on Oct. 15, 2017, in Landover, Md. (Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
K'Waun Williams, Arik Armstead and Eli Harold of the San Francisco 49ers kneel while holding their hands over their chest during the U.S. national anthem before playing against the Washington Redskins at FedExField on Oct. 15, 2017, in Landover, Md. (Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
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The NFL says it wants its players to stand for the national anthem, but so far there hasn't been any move that forces them to do so. President Trump continues to vent his anger at both the players and the league on Twitter.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson checks in with sports analyst Mike Pesca (@pescami), host of the daily podcast The Gist.

This segment aired on October 19, 2017.

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