No football Sunday at the Pearly Gates in Green Bay

Green Bay - Yesterday, veterans packed the Pearly Gates, today there was another strong showing but instead of having the Packers - Bears game on, the veterans were watching war movies and reruns of Mash.

"I haven't watched a Packers game or an NFL game since they started kneeling," said Army veteran Glen Zsdrow.

Zsdrow served during the Vietnam War in the 7th Cavalry, he said he just can't get past football players kneeling for the National Anthem because he said it is disrespectful to the flag that veterans and current soldiers fight and die for.

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell met with veterans groups, however the commissioner said there will be no changes to the NFL's policy in regards to the National Anthem.

On this Veterans Day weekend, a Facebook group called Boycott the NFL urged people to not tune in for games, this page has grown to more than 250,000 followers.

Veterans in Green Bay decided to participate and not a single television showed the Packers win over the Bears.

"You don't protest during the National Anthem, not ever for any reason, it's just totally unacceptable," said Army veteran Michael Marquette. "We're not watching your football, we are not paying for tickets and we won't buy your jerseys."

NFL ratings have dropped over the past two years, although there a lot of contributing factors and the protests can't really be blamed for that, however they certainly aren't helping.

"I think they are making a very big mistake and we will find out what happens and I don't think the NFL will like the consequences."

These veterans like football, they were watching on Saturday, however they just can't get past what they say is disrespectful to the men and women who put on the uniform.

"We watch football on Saturday, just not Sunday anymore." said Zsdrow.


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