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NFL Stars Pay Tribute to Michael Brown and Ferguson Protestors

“Hands up, don’t shoot” has made its way into the NFL: Last night, the Washington Redskins’ defensive backs entered FedEx Field with their hands raised, echoing the protestors in Ferguson, Mo., calling for Michael Brown‘s killer to be brought to justice.

“We just wanted everybody to know that we support Michael and acknowledge what happened in Ferguson,” veteran player Brandon Meriweather explained to USA TODAY Sports. “Crazy things happen every day in this world.

An Instragram user captured the moment:

Watch the report below, via ESPN:

[h/t Deadspin]
[Image via screenshot/ESPN]

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