This N.J. bar will boycott the NFL in support of Veterans Day

FARMINGDALE — The 20 TV screens at Woody’s Roadside Tavern will not show NFL games Sunday but instead will host a fundraiser for veterans and their families, a response to complaints about ongoing player protests during the national anthem.

Rob Johnson, one of the owners of the bar, said the idea for the NFL blackout came from a Vietnam veteran and regular customer who felt disrespected by NFL players taking a knee during the national anthem to protest police brutality.

“While it’ll probably costs us some money, we thought it was more important to stand with …read more

Source: NJ.com Monmouth

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