NFL player posts Instagram photo showing police officer’s throat getting slit

NFL player posts Instagram photo showing police officer’s throat getting slit
Isaiah Crowell (Image: YouTube screen grab via NFL)

An NFL player is apologizing for posting a graphic image on Instagram showing a man dressed in all black slitting the throat of a police officer.

Cleveland Browns running back Isaiah Crowell, 23, deleted the image he posted on Instagram showing blood gushing out of the officer’s neck. The image conjures up videos posted by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria showing the terrorist known as “Jihadi John” beheading American and British victims.

“Mood: They give polices all types of weapons and they continuously choose to kill us…(hashtag)Weak,” the caption read.

Cleveland.com reported the image went up after two black men – Philando Castile in Falcon Heights, Minnesota, and Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana – were fatally shot by police, but before five police officers were killed in Dallas last Thursday.

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