NFL broadcaster makes a strong statement to military personnel amid league’s widespread protests Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images
SANTA CLARA, CA - SEPTEMBER 12: Colin Kaepernick #7 and Eric Reid #35 of the San Francisco 49ers kneel in protest during the national anthem prior to playing the Los Angeles Rams in their NFL game at Levi's Stadium on September 12, 2016 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

The NFL has seen its players kneeling all this year, but its other employees have not been as vocal or demonstrative until now. NFL RedZone host Scott Hanson seemed to make a pretty strong statement to military personnel as he was promoting the “Salute to Service” campaign running this month.

Rather than saying a generic “We salute our troops” or a similar phrase, Hanson went a different route. He said, “We stand and salute you” and it sounded like he emphasized the word “stand” as well. He hasn’t given any explanation for that and when he promoted the Twitter campaign again he just said, “We salute you.”

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