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W 29-7
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L 17-34
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Bucs' Jackson joins Evans in anthem protest

(TSX / STATS) -- MINNEAPOLIS -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers receiver Mike Evans took a knee for the national anthem last year as the NFL reacted to what it felt was social injustices in America. DeSean Jackson joined Evans on Sunday as the league reacted to recent comments from President Donald Trump.

In front of Evans and Jackson, their Tampa Bay teammates stood along the sideline, their arms locked in unity. The Minnesota Vikings stood on their sideline with their arms locked together. The demonstration, which is occurring league-wide, was quiet and understated from the two teams meeting in Minnesota.

"When the President is singling out athletes, African-American athletes, myself and my other colleagues that took a knee just have different beliefs than him," Evans said after Minnesota's 34-17 victory. "It was very childish on his part. It seems like he's trying to divide us. I think this is just an opportunity for me to do what I can. A lot of guys around the league did it and I understand why."

NFC South Division
Atlanta 3001.000
Carolina 210.667
Tampa Bay 110.500
New Orleans 120.333
Full Standings
Pass Yds: J. Winston532
Pass TDs: J. Winston3
Rush Yds: J. Rodgers82
Rush TDs: J. Rodgers1
Rec Yds: M. Evans160
Rec TDs: C. Brate1
Int: K. Alexander1
Sacks: N. Spence1.0
Offense (Rank)
Yards: 653 (31)
Passing Yards: 532 (29)
Rushing Yards: 143 (30)
Points per game: 23.0 (14)
Yards per game: 326.5 (15)
Touchdowns: 4 (27)
Field Goals: 4 (26)
Defense (Rank)
Yards: 804 (8)
Passing Yards: 670 (14)
Rushing Yards: 145 (1)
Points per game: 20.5 (11)
Yards per game: 402.0 (30)
Touchdowns: 5 (9)
Field Goals: 2 (4)
Date Player Transactions
9/19 D. Rivers III pract. squad add
9/19 J. Moxey pract. squad del
9/14 C. Ward pract. squad add
9/14 S. Bailey pract. squad del
9/8 S. Liufau cut
9/8 S. Liufau off IR knee
9/6 J. Murray pract. squad add
9/6 M. Lucas pract. squad del
9/5 W. Clarke signed
9/5 C. Ward cut
Date Player Status
9/24 K. Pamphile illness (Questionable)
9/24 G. McCoy ankle (Questionable)
9/24 B. Grimes shoulder (Questionable)
9/24 D. Bond knee (Questionable)
9/24 J. Smith illness (Doubtful)
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