Recent comments from Drew Brees regarding NFL players kneeling during the national anthem has the New Orleans Saints quarterback in some seriously hot water.

Brees spoke with Daniel Roberts of Yahoo this week and was asked about what he thinks of players potentially kneeling during the nation anthem this year. It’s become a topic of discussion since the death of George Floyd, who died in police custody while Minneapolis officer Derek Chauvin held his knee on Floyd’s neck for nearly nine minutes.

In response to the question, Brees stated that he will “never agree with anybody disrespecting the flag of the United States of America or our country.”

Below is the clip from Yahoo of Brees’s response:

Brees was against former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick kneeling during the 2016 NFL season. Kaepernick kneeled because of police brutality and social injustice across the country.

Following Brees’s comments to Yahoo Sports, the quarterback received a ton of heat from Twitter. One of those individuals upset with Brees was teammate and wide receiver Michael Thomas:

Here are some other responses: