Raiders' Lynch sits for U.S. anthem, stands for Mexico's

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MEXICO CITY -- Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch sat during most of U.S. anthem and stood for the Mexican anthem before their game against the Patriots in Mexico City.
    
Lynch has not stood for the national anthem since returning from retirement this season.
    
There did not appear to be any other protests during the anthem as the afternoon games kicked off.
        
The Raiders also played in Mexico last year against Houston under a three-year contract that extends through 2018. There has been no announcement of which teams will play in Mexico next season.

Sunday, the NFL announced the deal to play in Mexico has been extended three more seasons after that.
    
The NFL played its first regular-season game in Mexico City in 2005 when the 49ers faced the Cardinals.
    
    
 

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