Mike Ditka is ’embarrassed’ for the Rams players who protested Ferguson

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(Adam Hunger-USA TODAY Sports) (Adam Hunger-USA TODAY Sports)

Mike Ditka took time out of his weekly column in the Chicago Sun-Times to share his perspective about the rioting following a grand jury’s decision not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of Mike Brown, and the decision St. Louis Rams players made to support protesters with the “hands up, don’t shoot” gesture prior to Sunday’s game.

Ditka to the Chicago Sun-Times feature:

“It’s a shame this thing has come to this. The shame of it is, I’m not sure they care about Michael Brown or anything else. This was a reason to protest and to go out and loot. Is this the way to celebrate the memory of Michael Brown? Is this an excuse to be lawless? Somebody has to tell me that. I don’t understand it. I understand what the Rams’ take on this was. I’m embarrassed for the…

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