Vice President Mike Pence was scheduled to attend the Colts’ home game against the 49ers Sunday, but left because players protested during the national anthem.
Pence tweeted his decision, saying he would not dignify any event that disrespects the flag.
Pence previously tweeted a picture of himself at the game and said he was excited to watch the ceremony honoring Peyton Manning, who had a statue unveiled outside Lucas Oil Stadium on Saturday.
Amari Cooper, Oakland Raiders, knee, 4:05 p.m. ET: This feels so familiar. Cooper is limited Wednesday, fully practices Thursday and Friday and is off the game status injury report. Wash. Rinse. Repeat.
Sources confirmed to ESPN that Taylor, a starter in the Vols’ first five games, was involved in an altercation on the practice field last week with freshman offensive lineman Trey Smith, who required stitches. Smith is not expected to miss any playing time.
The news of Taylor’s suspension was first reported by Volquest.com, which reported that Taylor kicked Smith in the face.
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Taylor was already suspended for the first half of Saturday’s game against South Carolina after being ejected for fighting in the second half against Georgia. Junior Kyle Phillips is slated to start in Taylor’s place.
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The Vols (3-2) were off last week but suffered a 41-0 loss to Georgia two weeks ago. It was Tennessee’s most lopsided loss in Neyland Stadium history.