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Michael Bennett Stood for National Anthem vs. Cardinals to Support Veterans Day

Related Topics: Seattle Seahawks, Veterans Day

Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett stood during the national anthem prior to Thursday's game against the Arizona Cardinals for the first time this season.

According to NFL Network's Mike Garafolo, Bennett told NBC's Mike Tirico that he stood to show support for the military two days before Veterans Day.

Bennett began sitting for the anthem during the preseason, and he had continued to do so throughout the 2017 campaign until Thursday's contest.

In September, Bennett accused Las Vegas police of using excessive force and racially profiling him.