Jacksonville Jaguars fans dress up in clown costumes to mock owner Shad Khan – USA TODAY

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Jacksonville Jaguars fans are letting team owner Shad Khan know what they think of his leadership in a way only #DUUUVAL can.
Fans showed up at Sunday’s 2021 season finale against the Indianapolis Colts wearing clown costumes, replete with mustaches in line with Khan’s iconic handlebar. The Jaguars “clown game” movement got so loud that RoofClaim.com, the title sponsor of Sunday’s game, sued to have its name removed.
The outfits came from a Twitter movement where fans changed their profile pictures to mustachioed clown emoji after news came out Khan would retain general manager Trent Baalke. The Jaguars’ two-win season saw Urban Meyer fired 13 games into his controversy-filled tenure and Trevor Lawrence show little improvement after being the No. 1 pick in the 2021 NFL draft.
With a loss Sunday, the Jags would finish with the NFL’s worst record two seasons in a row.
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Here’s a look at some of the clowns in the crowd at TIAA Bank Field:
Before kickoff, a plane was seen flying around the Jaguars stadium with a banner reading “#KLOWNTOWN” as part of the unofficial “clown game” festivities.
With the game about to get underway, reports said there were not as many clowns inside the stadium as there were outside it.
The crowd did start getting more colorful as kickoff drew nearer.
The hashtags ruling the pregame on Twitter were #KhlownOut and #FireBaalke, with fans letting their displeasure of the team retaining GM Trent Baalke known.
ESPN’s Sunday NFL Countdown show included some Jags fans in clown wigs in the tailgating lots.
Not everyone chose to voice their displeasure via elaborate get-ups. Some opted for the simpler options.
Jags fans from Canada and the UK also checked in with their own clown gear.
The inflatable suit is one thing, but the custom jersey on his partner is just as brutal.
This fan got a clown selfie with Shad Khan himself, sort of.
The Bold City Brigade fan group had quite the procession in their pregame tailgate.


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