Dozens of Players and Staff from Bears, Lions Protest During Anthem

Dozens of Players and Staff from Bears, Lions Protest During Anthem


As their game began Sunday, both the Chicago Bears and Detroit Lions protested against the country during the national anthem. Though, neither team took a unified approach.

A group of the Chicago Bears took a knee, and some raised their fists during the national anthem on Sunday as they visited Detroit. A greater number, though, stayed in the locker room and avoided the whole thing.

#Lions Adrian Peterson among a group of players kneeling during the national anthem. There are about 20 #Bears players and staff also were kneeling.

— Rod Beard (@detnewsRodBeard) September 13, 2020

Nine members of the Bears and several members of the coaching and sideline staff took a knee during the anthem, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. The paper added that the protest was significant because no Bears player had kneeled during the anthem before.

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The players who kneeled included Akiem Hicks, Roy Robertson-Harris,

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