St. Louis Rams Players Come Out With Hands Up in Pregame Intros

(Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports)
(Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports)

Prior to Sunday’s game versus the Oakland Raiders, several members of the St. Louis Rams offense came out during pregame introductions with their hands up as they entered the field at the Edward Jones Dome.

Wide receivers Stedman Bailey, Tavon Austin, Chris Givens and Kenny Britt and tight end Jared Cook all took the field displaying the gesture, which mimics the “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot” stance that has become a frequent image among protesters since the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown by police officer Darren Wilson in nearby Ferguson, Mo. in August.

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SOURCE: USA Today FTW! – Chris Strauss

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