Chicago Bears coach John Fox still has big ties to Charlotte, where he was the head coach of the Carolina Panthers from 2002-2010.
With all of the attention being paid to the peaceful protests in the NFL, James wanted to do something on opening night to raise awareness himself.
The Dolphins had three players in New York for meetings regarding anthem protests and social issues.
Falcons coach Dan Quinn is focused on this season and not the team's Super Bowl loss to the Patriots with the teams set to play again this week. He told reporters who cover the Patriots that Atlanta "doesn't get to replay the Super Bowl."
Julian Edelman, out for the season with a torn ACL suffered during a preseason game, tweets at Celtics forward Gordon Hayward to hang tough.
Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott said it's "important" to fight the six-game suspension from the NFL, and that he doesn't want to be labeled as an abuser.