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Bears Chairman George McCaskey: New NFL rule 'will return the anthem to what it should be'

Bears Chairman George McCaskey addressed the media Thursday regarding the NFL's new national anthem policy, the team's stance and President Donald Trump's involvement in the issue.

Here are highlights from that session.

_On players' purpose in protesting during the anthem and the new NFL rule, from his opening statement

The first players to take a knee during the national anthem did so to bring attention to two issues - police misconduct and social inequality. There are legitimate issues that deserve discussion and action. As a country, we can do

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