Packers players asked fans to stand with locked arms during the national anthem before Thursday’s game against the Bears.
The Lambeau Field faithful obliged as CBS and NFL Network cameras panned the crowd.
Green Bay players, led by quarterback Aaron Rodgers, said in a statement released Tuesday they wanted to present an image of unity.
“It will represent a coming together of players who want the same things that all of us do — freedom, equality, tolerance, understanding, and justice for those who have been unjustly treated, discriminated against or otherwise treated unfairly,” the statement read , in part. “You will see the sons of police officers, kids who grew up in military families, people who have themselves experienced injustice and discrimination firsthand, and an array of others all linking together in a display of unity.”
But shaking that off is a lot easier when Carr is there, as opposed to Cook or Manuel.
All of the AFC West’s Big Three are capable of deep runs in the playoffs, but unless something catastrophic happens to the Chiefs at home Monday night against Washington, the Raiders will be on the outside looking in just a month into the season.
They’ll also be the ones most unnerved about their quarterback, which says a lot considering Trevor Siemian is one of the three. Siemian has not done enough wrong for the Broncos to worry about him. He has not been their weak link. The Raiders’ offense has sputtered far more.
It’s still incredibly early for a Raiders team that should be good Cheap Jerseys UK enough to contend — as long as Carr is actually coming back as quickly as the optimistic Del Rio says and is not Cheap Jerseys Sell repeating that horrible nightmare the Raiders thought was over.