As the NFL season entered its first week, the big focus was protests of the National Anthem against racial inequality. San Francisco's Colin Kaepernick refused to stand for the Star-Spangled Banner throughout the preseason, sparking a firestorm of controversy.
Those protests carried over into Week 1, with Denver's Brandon Marshall taking a knee, four Miami Dolphins taking a knee and the Seattle Seahawks linking arms as a team.
Martellus Bennett and Devin McCourty joined in solidarity between Sunday night's Patriots-Arizona Cardinals matchup, raising their fists as the anthem ended.
McCourty's twin brother, Jason, performed the same gesture before his Tennessee Titans faced Minnesota, while Bennett's brother Michael was part of the aforementioned Seahawks protest. Whether or not the protests continue or grow for Week 2 remains to be seen.