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NFL honors international players with helmet initiative

Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

The National Football League is celebrating the increasing number of nationalities and cultures in the league with an initiative in partnership with over 200 players, coaches and executives to have international flags on players’ helmets during Weeks Four and Five of the current season.

Across the league, players will wear the helmet decals of countries or territories that represent their nationalities or cultural heritage. In total, the player-led initiative will lead to more than 50 nations and territories being represented.

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