By: KDKA-TV News Staff
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (KDKA) — The Steelers held a banner during the national anthem that said “Steelers Against Racism” on Monday night.READ MORE: Jackpot-Winning Lottery Ticket Worth $1.75 Million Sold In Indiana County
The Steelers all stood for the anthem before kickoff against the New York Giants. Eric Ebron and Chase Claypool were among players who raised a fist.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Pittsburgh: Allegheny County Reports 3-Day Total Of 989 New Cases, 11 More Deaths
“We stand together against racism. #ItTakesAllOfUs,” the team tweeted from its verified Twitter account.
— Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) September 14, 2020
About one-third of Giants players knelt during the anthem.
Several Pittsburgh Steelers also had on special warm-up shirts before the game. Players wore shirts that read “End Racism” and “Black Lives Matter” during warmups at MetLife Stadium.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 In Pennsylvania: State Reports 3-Day Total Of 10,412 New Cases, 73 More Deaths
This season, the Steelers are wearing the name of Antwon Rose II on the back of their helmets.