Steelers Speak Out About Death of George Floyd

Bleacher Report

By: Jessica Costello

As protests continue around the country, it’s common to see celebrities and athletes use their platform to speak out against injustice. Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback, Ben Roethlisberger, took to Twitter to speak on the tragic death of George Floyd.

Roethlisberger wrote from his Twitter account early Saturday afternoon.

Other former and current players speaking out as well via their Twitter accounts.

Vince Williams offering to help out businesses that were destroyed or damaged during protests in Pittsburgh.

And the list goes on.

But several other NFL players and fans were uneasy about the official NFL Twitter account posting this yesterday evening.

Most referencing the attempt of a peaceful protest that Colin Kaepernick started in 2016, by kneeling during the National Anthem.


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