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Brees will perform the anthem, but respect those who kneel

By Brett Martel, The Associated Press. 1 minute ago New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees says he will continue to stand for "The Star Spangled Banner," but expressed respect and support for protesters against racism and social injustice by kneeling during the national anthem. "I will always uphold the flag for what it means to me and to honor all who have sacrificed, who have served and died for our country, and all who have fought to move this country forward," Brees said Saturday. in a conference call with reporters to discuss the start of the training camp. "I acknowledge and respect anyone who chooses to kneel or any other form of peaceful protest to draw attention to the social injustice and systemic racism that so many have suffered and continue t...