A fan shows his support for France during the first half of an NFL football game between the Green Bay Packers and the Detroit Lions Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Mike Roemer)
Mike Roemer
November 16, 2015

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) Packers quarterbacks Aaron Rodgers said he was disappointed by a fan who made what he called a ''really inappropriate'' comment during a moment of silence before Sunday's game between Green Bay and the Detroit Lions.

NFL games across the country Sunday included a moment of silence to remember the victims of the terrorist attacks in Paris. At Lambeau Field, a fan could be heard yelling an anti-Muslim comment. Someone then shouted, ''Show some respect!''

After the Packers' 18-16 loss to the Lions, Rodgers said it was important to hold such moments, adding that ''We're a connected world - you know, six degrees of separation.''

Rodgers declined to repeat the comment that he found offensive. He said it was ''that kind of prejudicial ideology that I think puts us in the position that we're in today as a world.''



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