DirecTV reportedly offering NFL Sunday Ticket refunds to fans angered by protests
00:22, Sep 28, 2017
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In the wake of the national anthem protests in the NFL, which ramped up considerably over the weekend, DirecTV is reportedly allowing some disgruntled football fans to cancel their Sunday Ticket packages with refunds.
The network hosts NFL Sunday Ticket, which is a package that allows viewers to watch any game around the league. One DirecTV representative told The Journal that only customers with specific plans could get refunds, another said customers could get prorated refunds for the remainder of the season, a third said full refunds were available while a fourth said no refunds were being offered.
More than 200 players from different teams kneeled during the national anthem on Sunday, Sept. 24, in response to President Donald Trump's demand that NFL team owners should fire players who disrespect the anthem and what it represents.
Roughly 180 players opted not to stand for "The Star-Spangled Banner" during the NFL's Week 3, including three teams whose rosters did not come to the sidelines for the song.
The protests during the national anthem began last season when former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick declined to stand during the anthem as a protest against systemic racism and police brutality.
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