Browns’ Baker Mayfield says ‘I absolutely am’ kneeling this season

Browns’ Baker Mayfield says ‘I absolutely am’ kneeling this season
Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield looks to throw during the first half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Gary Landers) (Source: Gary Landers)

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield said “I absolutely am,” kneeling this season during the National Anthem in a response to a fan’s comment on his Instagram page Saturday.

Browns’ Baker Mayfield says ‘I absolutely am’ kneeling this season
Browns’ Baker Mayfield says ‘I absolutely am’ kneeling this season (Source: Baker Mayfield Instagram)

Mayfield since the comment has released a statement via Instagram, that Tom Withers of The Associated Press shared on Twitter:

A number of Browns players have spoken out, which included Odell Beckham Jr. and Jarvis Landry, about police brutality and racial injustice.

Browns’ head coach Kevin Stefanski has also urged his players to “get in the arena” for social injustice.

Stefanski also signed a petition called Players Coalition, which is urging Congress to pass Ending Qualified Immunity Act.

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