Vikings game invaded by Dakota pipeline protesters

DAPL protesters unfurled a banner from the rafters of US Bank Stadium in Minnesota Sunday. WFAA.com

During the second quarter of Sunday's Minnesota Vikings game against the Chicago Bears, protesters at U.S. Bank Stadium unrolled a huge banner that read "U.S. Bank Divest #NoDAPL," a reference to the Dakota Access Pipeline.

But two of the men involved dangled dangerously over the crowd after it was revealed:

Activists behind the protest claim U.S. Bank has given $175 million in credit to the parent company responsible for the pipeline.

Authorities were seen trying to get involved, while rows of seats below the protesters were cleared:

Play continued as the drama above unfolded.

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