The Miami Dolphins submitted paperwork to the NFL, as required by the league, that detailed how they plan to handle National Anthem protests.  

Those plans were leaked to the associated press and include the possibility of a four game suspension for any player protests.  The team released a statement saying, in part, that all options are open.


In a statement, the Dolphins confirmed they sent the NFL the document, without offering specifics on what plans it laid out.

“The NFL required each team to submit their rules regarding the anthem before their players reported to training camp,” the team said. “We will address this issue once the season starts. All options are still open.”

This probably isn’t the best idea.  Let the NFL set the policy and stay out of it.  You definitely don’t want any part of this as a franchise.  It’s a lose-lose situation.