The Milwaukee Police Department released footage Wednesday of officers tasing and arresting Brown back in Janary.
The team's chairman said he would prefer players stand for the anthem but that he understands if they feel a need to protest.
Unsigned safety Eric Reid filed a grievance against the NFL. He believes teams colluded to not sign him after he protested during the anthem.
Amnesty International honored Kaepernick for his role in protesting police brutality against people of color.
Body camera footage from both officers involved in the shooting was released following the police chief's announcement.
Despite a federal judge sentencing a former S.C. police officer for shooting and killing an unarmed man, convictions are still rare for police.
The NFL has only made players take the field for the national anthem since 2009, and The Washington Post reports that policy could soon be overturned.
Tommie Smith and John Carlos made history in October 1968 with their iconic bowed heads and raised fists during the national anthem.
Owners and player representatives called a Tuesday meeting "productive" but didn't announce any new policies.
A spokesperson for the league said there's no mandate in the works and that the NFL is trying to move "from protest to progress."
A GoFundMe Page has been set up for Western New York law enforcement officers who are fired after intervening, reporting, or…
The six officers faced state-level charges in the case; three were acquitted, and charges against the other three were dropped.