The Raiders capped off Sunday with most of the team sitting during the national anthem.

By Khadrice Rollins
September 24, 2017

A majority of the Oakland Raiders decided to either sit or take a knee during the national anthem before Sunday's game against Washington.

Some of the Washington players, took a knee, while many stood linked arm-in-arm with team owner Dan Snyder joining them on the sideline.

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According to NBC's Michele Tafoya, the Raiders planned on staying in the locker room during the anthem, but because of the way primetime games are structured, they would have missed the coin toss and possibly received a 15-yard penalty.

Earlier on Sunday, the Seahawks, Titans and Steelers all stayed in their locker rooms during the anthem.

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