Miss Virginia Emili McPhail said it's not about kneeling, but it's "absolutely about police brutality."
"I respect why people are doing what they're doing."
Teams can set their own policies for punishing players.
Colin Kaepernick’s peaceful protest launched a season of epic resistance for NFL players.
Even though Colin Kaepernick didn’t play football this season, his peaceful protest was still very much a part of the NFL’s season of epic resistance.