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Brandon Marshall Kneels Again During National Anthem

DENVER (CBS4) - Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall knelt again during the national anthem ahead of Sunday's game against the Indianapolis Colts.

Following the Sept. 8 game against the Carolina Panthers, Marshall explained why he's taking a knee.

"I'm not against the military," Marshall said. "I'm not against the police or America. I'm just against social injustice."

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Linebacker Brandon Marshall of the Denver Broncos takes a knee during the national anthem. The Denver Broncos hosted the Carolina Panthers on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016. (Photo by John Leyba/The Denver Post via Getty Images)

Several other NFL players are also protesting, either by taking a knee or raising their fists during the anthem.

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's decision to do so during the preseason, he said, was a protest against the way African-Americans and other minorities are treated in American society.

"Colin is my fraternity brother, my ex-teammate, and I believe in what he's trying to do. I believe in his actions. So I definitely want to stand by him," Marshall said.

Marshall is doing other things beyond kneeling. On Wednesday he met with Denver Police Chief Robert White to discuss his stance.

"He had questions as relates to policing: Why do police do what they do? Which obviously I was in position to give him reasonable explanation," said White. "He was curious about officers getting involved in incidents, they're controversial and they're still on the job, or their actions are illegal."

Brandon also posted to Instagram, on Thursday, saying he's making a $300 donation for every tackle he completes this season.

"It's clear there is so much more work to be done by all of us," Marshall wrote. "Together we all need to Stand Up for change. This starts with me."

RELATED: Marshall To Make Donation For Every Tackle

His progress, and where the money is going, he said, can be tracked with the #TackleChange hashtag.

As a result of kneeling during the national anthem, Marshall has lost two sponsors.

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