"It's a repeated trauma to continuously watch police officers kill our black and brown brothers and sisters with no remedy," an activist said.
“I will never agree with anybody disrespecting the flag of the United States of America or our country," the Saints quarterback said.
Esper's 180-degree policy change came after he visited the White House on Wednesday.
The three former officers are charged with aiding and abetting murder. The fourth, who placed his knee on Floyd’s neck for over eight minutes, now faces a second-degree murder charge.
“Please, if you are going to protest, take care of yourself and stay safe,” linebacker Amen Ogbongbemiga wrote.