BALTIMORE RAVEN’S Ben Watson: ‘I Stand’, Vows From Hospital Bed to Honor National Anthem

Few men who have played in the National Football League have spoken out on social issues with the eloquence of Baltimore Ravens’ tight end Ben Watson, who has now weighed in on the Colin Kaepernick controversy.

Watson, a devout Christian and father of five whose upcoming season was lost last month when he suffered a torn Achilles tendon in a preseason game, is the author of “Under Our Skin: Getting Real About Race–And Getting Free From the Fears and Frustrations That Divide Us.”