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ARLINGTON, TX - APRIL 26: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks during the first round of the 2018 NFL Draft at AT&T Stadium on April 26, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
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NFL’s Roger Goodell Releases National Anthem Statement

(Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

The NFL has announced a new statement regarding the national anthem.

Their website has a policy statement available for fans to see, stating that actions taken around this debate have “sparked awareness and action around issues of social justice that must be addressed.”

The statement gives players the option to be on or off the field during the national anthem, but says that personnel on the field who refuse to stand during the anthem will be fined.

The league also posted the statement on social media. Check out the tweet below.