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Mike Ditka Stands by his Original Opinion of National Anthem Protests: ‘If You Can’t Respect This Country, Get the Hell Out of it’

Ditka suggested that players try playing football in another country.


The NFL has chosen the hill it wishes to die on.

The protests are going to continue, and the division between the NFL and fans is going to broaden.

That doesn’t mean the rest of us will be silent about it.

Hall of Famer Mike Ditka sure as Hell isn’t backing down from his original stance on the matter either.

Ditka once again was asked for his opinion on the matter, and he responded the same way he has twice before: “If you can’t respect this country, get the hell out of it.”



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