FROM

NFL ignores latest Trump tweets, focuses on unity and stresses original protest message

The Dallas Cowboys, led by owner Jerry Jones, center, take a knee prior to the national anthem prior to an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, in Glendale, Ariz.
The Dallas Cowboys, led by owner Jerry Jones, center, take a knee prior to the national anthem on Sept. 25. –Matt York/AP Photo

Get Patriots game stats and the inside scoop on the season with The Boston Globe's Point After newsletter delivered for free to your inbox.

President Trump continued his attack on the NFL for the fifth day in a row on Tuesday morning, producing several more tweets about players not standing for the national anthem.

“The NFL has all sorts of rules and regulations. The only way out for them is to set a rule that you can’t kneel during our National Anthem!’’ Trump wrote.

But the NFL chose not to respond directly and instead focus on its theme of unity.

Advertisement

Finish the story on BostonGlobe.com.

Don't have a Globe subscription? Get a 2-week free trial.