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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