The National Anthem continues to cause controversy.
Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Stephon Tuitt said on Monday that he will not kneel during the national anthem this upcoming NFL season.
“Also I’m not kneeling for the flag and screw anybody who have a problem with that,” Tuitt wrote on Twitter. “My grandmother was a immigrant from the Carribean and … worked her ass off to bring 20 people over the right way. She had no money and educated herself to be a nurse. She living good now.”
His teammate Zach Banner reacted to Tuitt’s tweet.
Tuitt finished with 22 tackles and 3.5 sacks in six games last season. He missed the final 10 games of the season after tearing his pectoral.
The anthem will continue to dominate the headlines as long as people are still butt hurt when players decide to kneel.