The Kansas City Chiefs and Houston Texans were loudly booed as they linked arms in a show of “unity” after the singing of the national anthem on Thursday night.
After the singing duo of Chloe and Halle sang the national anthem — each wearing an activist t-shirt — both the Chiefs and Texans took the field for a mass demonstration before kickoff.
The teams ran out onto the field, lined up in a single row stretching down its length, and linked arms.
But the 17,000 fans allowed to populate the stands seemed to have a unity of their own as they loudly booed the players and their show of unity.
Chiefs fans started booing while the Texans and Chiefs locked arms in unity. pic.twitter.com/Z0Ua6HlfsU
— Complex Sports (@ComplexSports) September 11, 2020
There was no unity during the national anthem, though, with the teams engaging in separate reactions to