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Ferguson: Redskins take the field in 'hands up, don't shoot' pose

Washington safety Ryan Clark joined with other members of the team's secondary in striking the "hands up, don't shoot" pose as they took the field against the Browns. Clark said Michael Brown, the unarmed 18-year-old who was shot in Ferguson, Mo., last weekend "could have been any one of us." (Photo: Associated Press)
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LANDOVER, Md. (AP) - The "Hands up, don't shoot" protest has made its way to the NFL.

The Washington Redskins secondary emerged from the stadium tunnel during pregame introductions Monday night with hands raised and palms forward.

It was a show of solidarity with the people in Ferguson, Missouri, who are protesting the shooting of teenager Michael Brown.

Eleven players took part as the team was preparing to face the Cleveland Browns.

Safety Ryan Clark said Brown "could have been any one of us. That could have been any one of our brothers, our cousins. ... When you get an opportunity to make a statement and be more than a football player, it's good."

Protesters have gathered daily in Ferguson since Brown was fatally was shot by a police officer Aug. 9.

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