Brandon Marshall Loses Endorsement Deal After National Anthem Protest

September 9, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Denver Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall knelt during the national anthem before Thursday night's 21-20 win over the Carolina Panthers, and his actions cost him an endorsement deal with the Air Academy Federal Credit Union.  
In a statement posted on Facebook, Air Academy Federal Credit Union president and CEO Glenn Strebe explained the company's decision to part ways with Marshall:  
Although we have enjoyed Brandon Marshall as our spokesperson over the past five months, Air Academy Federal Credit Union (AAFCU) has ended our partnership. AAFCU is a membership-based organization who has proudly served the military community for over 60 years. While we respect Brandon's right of expression, his actions are not a representation of our organization and membership. We wish Brandon well on his future endeavors.
Marshall knelt in a display of solidarity with San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who has opted against standing for "The Sta...

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