Jaguars receivers wear ‘I Can’t Breathe’ shirts during warm-ups

Jacksonville Jaguars wide receivers Marqise Lee (left) and Ace Sanders warm up while wearing 'I Can't Breathe' shirts prior to Thursday's game against the Tennessee Titans.

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Receivers for the Jacksonville Jaguars and defensive end Ryan Davis wore ”I Can’t Breathe” T-shirts during warmups before their Thursday night game against the Tennessee Titans.

The black T-shirts with white print were worn over their long-sleeved warm-up gear on a cool night in Jacksonville.

The slogan refers to Eric Garner, who died after a New York police officer placed him in a chokehold during an arrest for selling loose cigarettes. A grand jury decided not to indict the officer. A video of the arrest showed Garner gasping, ”I can’t breathe.”

Other NFL players and athletes have worn the shirts in recent weeks.

The Jags lost to the Titans, 21-13, as Tennessee took over the NFL’s worst record: 2-13.