Michael Bennett, who revealed last week that he was handcuffed and pushed to the ground by Las Vegas police, sat during the national anthem on the Seahawks’ sideline. On the opposite sideline, his brother — a tight end for the Packers — held his right fist in the air while standing:
Michael Bennett sits for the national anthem while his brother Martellus stands with a fist in the air on the other sideline pic.twitter.com/enEerCOEkJ
— Sports Illustrated (@SInow) September 10, 2017
Martellus told reporters last week he broke down after seeing video of Michael’s encounter with police.
Seahawks center Justin Britt continued his show of support for Michael, resting his hand on his back. Britt showed his support in August after Michael called out white players to join him in protesting the anthem.
— ChuckModi (@ChuckModi1) September 10, 2017
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