After several weeks of constant national anthem protests, many fans were eager to see what players would do before their games on Veterans Day weekend. According to Fox News, not a single player knelt during the national anthem.

In a refreshing change, many players reached out and did things for veterans leading up to their games on Sunday:

The Atlanta Falcons announced that all their players would be wearing the initials of fallen soldiers on their helmets:

The Washington Redskins had four helicopters perform a flyover before their game:

Then, Josh Norman, a player for the Redskins, took off his cleats on the sidelines and handed them to Gen. Robert B. Neller, the commandant of the Marine Corps.

Finally, Alejandro Villanueva, a former U.S. Army Ranger who served three tours in Afghanistan and made headlines for being the only player on the Pittsburgh Steelers to show up for the national anthem several weeks ago, handed out Army decals to each of his teammates.

Villanueva chose decals for players based on their personalities and how they would match with a certain division.

Very refreshing to see.

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