MX23RW : Friday, October 19 09:49:40

Aaron Rodgers unhappy with 'prejudiced' fan comment

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers says that he heard a fan make a "prejudicial" comment during a pre-game moment of silence for victims of the Paris attacks.

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has said that he is unhappy with a comment he heard a fan make during the pre-game silence for the victims of the Paris terror attacks.

The Packers lost 18-16 to Detroit Lions at their Lambeau Field home on Sunday in a game which was preceded by a respectful silence after the events in the French capital on Friday.

However, Rodgers condemned a fan after he heard a comment which he described as demonstrating a "prejudicial ideology" being made during the moment of silence.

"I think that it is important to do things like that, we are a connected world, you know — six degrees of separation," he told reporters.

"I must admit, though, that I was very disappointed with whoever the fan was who made a comment that I thought was really inappropriate during the moment of silence. It is that kind of prejudicial ideology that I think puts us in the position that we are in today as a world."

Although Rodgers did not reveal what exactly he heard, the website profootballtalk.com claims that fans were heard making anti-Islam remarks, as well as attempting to start chants for their team during the silence.

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