NFL: Players left bemused as fans jeer moment of silence in season opener

By Reuters

A section of supporters within the stadium jeered loudly as players from both teams linked arms before kick-off for what the league had described as “a moment of silence dedicated to the ongoing fight for equality in our country”. “How can you be more upset about bringing awareness to racism than racism itself?” Baltimore Ravens quarterback Robert Griffin III wrote on Twitter. Fewer than a quarter of the stadium's seats were occupied due to COVID-19 restrictions but a scatter of boos mixed into cheers were audible to Texans' defensive end J.J. Watt.

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