Steelers’ Coach Mike Tomlin Targets Player Alejandro Villanueva for Not Protesting with Team, But Villanueva is a…

By GJWHG

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It seems señor sissy pants, Mike Tomlin — aka Steelers coach, couldn’t wrap his brain around the idea that not all of his players agreed with protesting the national anthem. Tomlin said that the Steelers would be remaining in the locker rooms, on Sunday, when the national anthem was being played in a sign of protest. The whole team, however, knew that one player would most certainly not comply with that plan, and that was tackle Alejandro Villanueva. Villanueva is a former Army Ranger and Afghan war veteran and decided, despite the coach’s demand, to come out to show respect for the flag. You would think this would be a no-duh moment for Tomlin, but it seems he threw somewhat of a b*tch fit after Villanueva did this. When answering questions from reporters after the game, Tomlin seemed to rap Villanueva, repeating the claim that the team was looking for, “100% participation,” Tomlin said, “Like I said, I was looking for 100 percent participation, we were gonna be respectful of our football team.” Apparently, in Tomlin’s world, respect for team is over and above respect for someone who risked his life to defend his country. Via Fox, “Tomlin told the media that, prior to kickoff Sunday, the Steelers held a team meeting and decided, though not unanimously, to not come out of the locker room for the national anthem. Tomlin added the intent was to have his team focus on the game and not President Trump’s comments blasting players who chose to protest during the playing of “The Star-Spangled Banner.”” Tomlin said, “Many of them felt like something needed to be done. I asked those guys to discuss it and whatever they discussed that we have 100 percent Click to see the original article