FROM

NFL spokesman to Trump: ‘This is what real locker room talk is’

Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank stands with his players during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Rick Osentoski)
Falcons owner Arthur Blank stood with his players during the national anthem Sunday. –Rick Osentoski / AP

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 Monday, producing more tweets chastising the league and its players for demonstrations during the national anthem Sunday.

And the NFL attacked right back, rebuking the president for his remarks and saying the league fully supported the dozens of players who knelt during the national anthem, including 18 players on the Patriots.

“I’d say looking at yesterday, everyone should know — including the president — that this is what real locker room talk is,’’ said Joe Lockhart, NFL executive vice president of communications.

Advertisement

Finish the story on BostonGlobe.com.

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