Washington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson made a statement with his new cleats.
DeSean Jackson is known for his highlight reel catches and blazing speed, but the wide receiver is getting attention for a different reason today. Jackson has a new pair of cleats he will be wearing during pregame warmups ahead of Sunday's game.
Jackson and the Washington Redskins released statements regarding Jackson's cleats.
The protests of racial injustice have taken on many forms since Colin Kaepernick initially knelt during the national anthem in the preseason. Some joined Kaepernick and knelt during the national anthem, while others raised a fist. Antonio Cromartie combined those efforts in Sunday's game in London between the Indianapolis Colts and Jacksonville Jaguars.
DeSean Jackson has protested before, raising a fist during the national anthem in a Week 3 matchup against the New York Giants.
The Washington Redskins play host the Cleveland Browns at FedEx Field on Sunday at 1 p.m. E.T.