Group of Miami Dolphins players kneel in protest during national anthem
Miami Dolphins players Jelani Jenkins, Arian Foster, Michael Thomas and Kenny Stills kneel in protest during the national anthem as the Fins prepare to play the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field in Seattle on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016. CHARLES TRAINOR JR ctrainor@miamiherald.com

SEATTLE — Arian Foster jumped headfirst into the conversation of race in America, taking a knee during the playing of the national anthem Sunday. Foster was joined by Dolphins teammates Michael Thomas, Jelani Jenkins and Kenny Stills in his silent protest of the treatment of African-Americans by police. The display was not coordinated with the Seahawks,…