Jets Owner Says Player Protest Would Prompt ‘Conversation’

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The Jets owner Woody Johnson said that if a Jets player staged a protest similar to Colin Kaepernick’s, he would “try to find out what’s motivating that person to do that.”

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FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — Woody Johnson, the owner of the Jets, said Wednesday that it would not be his “first choice” if one of the team’s players chose not to stand for the national anthem Sunday afternoon when the Jets open their season against the Cincinnati Bengals at MetLife Stadium.

“I think I would have a conversation at that point with him and try to find out what’s motivating that person to do that — that type of protest,” Johnson said.

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