In the first quarter of the Raiders preseason game against the Green Bay Packers Friday night, Raiders Maurice Jones-Drew had a nifty move to break free for a 40-yard touchdown run. After he scored that touchdown, he stopped, dropped the ball and put his hands up and his head down. To some that move seemed like perhaps just another touchdown dance, but it means a whole lot more than that.
That is the "Hands up, don't shoot" pose protesters in Ferguson Missouri have been doing since last week when a police officer fatally shot unarmed teenager, Mike Brown. The city of Ferguson, a suburb of St Louis, has resembled a war zone ever since, with police in armored vehicles and riot gear as the protests only continue to escalate and the happenings there gain national attention.
I took this video from both front and back angles of Jones-Drew's showing of support for the protest efforts in Ferguson.
I understand there are differing opinions on this issue. If we could keep it civil in the comment box, I'd appreciate it.