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NFL players spoke, and Roger Goodell responded. Now what? Here's what we know

Is kneeling during the national anthem OK now? Does Colin Kaepernick have a chance to get back in the league? What role does politics play in all of this?

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Goodell: We, the NFL, admit we were wrong in not listening to players earlier

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TOP HEADLINES

BRONCOS ATTEND PROTEST

Von Miller: 'The time is always right to do what's right'

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Broncos join protests

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THE UNDEFEATED

Roger Goodell's response signals major shift in NFL; now comes the hard part

After making the smart choice, the NFL commissioner has to make it work.

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Stephen A. urges for greater diversity in the NFL

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NFL NATION

Giants players learn there's more to NASA than stars, planets

A three-day program at the Johnson Space Center introduced the New York teammates to NASA technologies and some post-football opportunities.

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CONNER GIVES DAD A TRUCK

James Conner surprises his dad with new truck

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DREW BREES REACTION

Saints players took lead after Drew Brees became center of turmoil

Other team leaders went to work Thursday to guide the Saints through a difficult situation after Drew Brees spoke out against protesting during the national anthem.

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Maria Taylor delivers strong message to Drew Brees

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SPEAKING OUT FOR JUSTICE

NFL stars team up for powerful message to the league

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Foxworth: Goodell's backing peaceful protests shows collective action is power

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