Yesterday, Drew Brees was trending on Twitter for this video interview he gave regarding kneeling protests to the national anthem, stemming from the current climate and anti-racism, anti-police brutality protests in the United States presently.
The reaction was pretty swift and very critical, especially by some of his teammates and fellow Colin KaepernickDrew BreesNew Orleans Saints Read More
In May of 2017, Eric Reid followed in the footsteps of former teammate Colin Kaepernick and filed a collusion grievance against the NFL and team owners. Unlike Kaepernick, however, Reid was still able to find a job in the NFL following this move when the Panthers lost veteran safety Da'Norris CarolinaColin KaepernickCollusionEric ReidFootballInjusticeKneelingNew OrleansNFLPanthersSaints Read More
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On May 23rd, Commissioner Roger Goodell and the NFL announced players and teams will face punishments. They published an official announcement detailing that players and teams are expected to stand and respect the 49ersChris JohnsonColin KaepernickDonald TrumpEric ReidFootballJed YorkJetsNate BoyerNational AnthemNFLNFL BoycottProtestsRaidersRoger GoodellSteelersSterling Brown Read More
Eric Reid was ranked the 10th best safety in the NFL according to Bleacher Report last season. He’s a former pro-bowler and five year starter with the 49ers. Reid is only 26 years old and was expected to be a high target free agent this offseason by a number of Colin KaepernickCollective Bargaining AgreementEric ReidEtan ThomasNational AnthemNFLNFL CBANFL GrievanceNFL OwnersPolitical ActivismTrump Read More
Colin Kaepernick was supposed to be hosted by the Seattle Seahawks for a tryout according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. He has not played in the NFL since the 2016 season, and is best known for both his role in the 49er’s 2013 Super Bowl run and his decision to kneeling Anthem ProtestBill WaltonColin KaepernickFootballKaepernickKneelingNational AnthemNFLNFL FootballOwnersPete CarrolProtestSeahawks Read More