Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt was surely bothered by his team’s lackluster performance in an opening night 34-20 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs.
But after the game, Watt said he was a bit bothered by something that happened before the game even took place.
Prior to the inaugural game of the 2020-2021 NFL season, the Texans and Chiefs linked arms in the middle of the field during a “moment of silence” for the sake of equality.
The usual controversy stirred when it came to athletes and social justice demonstrations, but this one featured an added twist — Chiefs fans could be heard booing during the “moment of silence.”
— NFL (@NFL) September 11, 2020
Naturally, this led to a deluge of social media reactions that hijacked the