Have an eye upon Boycott of NFL in 2020-2021

NFL took its instance back on kneeling NFL player, Colin Kaepernick. Roger Goodwell, NFL Commissioner, acknowledged the NFL decision of discouraging Kaepernick for his peaceful protest during the National Anthem of the USA was wrong.

This season has brought the NFL surprisingly in an amazing environment. Everyone is excited about the league either its players or fans. We are also going to share the schedule of the NFL. Here, we are going to give you a glance at the reason for the boycott of the NFL in 2020 and states who have participated in the boycott as well.

National Football League

National Football League (NFL) is an American football league in which 32 teams participate. Teams are divided among American Football Conference (AFC) and Football Conference (NFC). It’s among the top-rated professional sports leagues in North America.

The NFL duration is 17 weeks that takes place between September to December and usually reaches to February. Every team has to play 16 games and get a bye week to take a rest. The headquarter of NFL is located in Midtown Manhattan

Rounds in NFL

From each conference of three wild card teams and four division teams, seven teams reach the playoffs. Single elimination tournament leads to the Super bowl. Super bowl gets played between teams of champions

NFL playoff schedule

Team 1Team 2DateDayTime
NFL Wild Card Round
BillsColts09/01Saturday11:05 pm
SeahawksRams10/01Sunday02:40 am
WashingtonBuccaneers10/01Sunday06:15 am
TitansRavens10/01Sunday11:05 pm
SaintsBears11/01Monday02:40 am
SteelersBrowns11/01Monday06:15 am
Divisional Round
Conference Championships
Super Bowl

NFL Boycott reason

The actual reason of Kaepernick kneeling was to peacefully protest against USA police that was cruel against black people. Though, the intention of Kaepernick was not to disrespect the flag of America but American took it wrong when Kaepernick stood a knee during the national anthem of the USA.

After the incident, Kaepernick was blackballed. The players were then restricted to stay in the room during national anthem or they had to stand when the national anthem had to play.

Now, in 2020, NFL’s new commissioner regrated in the video about condemning peaceful protest of Kaepernick in 2016. He further stated that League misconducted his act. NFL allowed Kaepernick to join the team after four years. Moreover, peaceful protesting has also ranked in this regard.

In response to this video, American has shown their protest because in their views Kaepernick has disrespected the flag of the nation. It became a top trend on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other social media channels.

States boycotting NFL when NFL Commissioner showed regret upon Kaepernick blackballing:

As the new founder of the NFL supported Kaepernick, brought him back to the play. American showed their anger in response to this decision of the Commissioner. Hashtags became trending on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other social media platforms including





Moreover, American insider took out data from the different states who showed their boycott on Social media. The data thus represented that people from these states have participated in the boycott.

1. Alabama

2. Texas

3. Mississippi

4. South Carolina

5. Florida

6. Indiana

7. Maine

8. Missouri

9. Lowa

10. Tennessee

Players opted out of the NFL season due to Covid-19


As we all know, this NFL season is not the same as they had to happen. Affected of COVID-19 stays in this group of NFL either they are players, coaches or fans of the NFL. So, many people affected by COVID-19 also stay away from the play due to presence of COVID-19. Here is the players’ list who were not allowed to participate in NFL due to COVID (without amendments in their contracts):

Seattle Seahawks

OG Chance Warmack

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

OT Brad Seaton

Tennessee Titans

OL Anthony McKinney

Arizona Cardinals

OT Marcus Gilbert

Philadelphia Eagles

WR Marquise Goodwin

Green Bay Packers

WR Devin Funchess

Houston Texans

DT Eddie Vanderdoes

Minnesota Vikings

DT Michael Pierce

Miami Dolphins

WR Allen Hurns

WR Albert Wilson

San Francisco 49ers

WR Travis Benjamin

OL Shon Coleman

Washington Football Team

DL Caleb Brantley

LB Josh Harvey-Clemons

Baltimore Ravens

OT Andre Smith

WR De’Anthony Thomas

Buffalo Bills

CB E.J. Gaines

DT Star Lotulelei

Carolina Panthers

LB Jordan Mack

LB Christian Miller

Chicago Bears

DT Eddie Goldman

S Jordan Lucas

Cincinnati Bengals

OT Isaiah Prince

DT Josh Tupou

New Orleans Saints

TE Jason Vander Laan

TE Cole Wick

Denver Broncos

OT Ja’Wuan James

DT Kyle Peko

New York Giants

CB Sam Beal

WR Da’Mari Scott

OT Nate Solder

New York Jets

WR Josh Doctson

OL Leo Koloamatangi

LB C.J. Mosley

Dallas Cowboys

CB Maurice Canady

WR Stephen Guidry

FB Jamize Olawale

Detroit Lions

WR Geronimo Allison

DT John Atkins

C Russell Bodine

Indianapolis Colts

S Rolan Milligan

LB Skai Moore

CB Marvell Tell, CB

Kansas City Chiefs

OG Laurent Duvernay-Tardif

OT Lucas Niang

RB Damien Williams

Las Vegas Raiders

LB Ukeme Eligwe

DB D.J. Killings

DE Jeremiah Valoaga

Los Angeles Rams

OT Chandler Brewer

Jacksonville Jaguars

DE/LB Lerentee McCray

CB Rashaan Melvin

DT Al Woods

Cleveland Browns

DT Andrew Billings

OT Drake Dorbeck

OG Drew Forbes

OG Colby Gossett

OG Malcolm Pridgeon

New England Patriots

RB Brandon Bolden

OT Marcus Cannon

S Patrick Chung

LB Dont’a Hightower

TE Matt LaCosse

WR Marqise Lee

OL Najee Toran

FB Danny Vitale

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