Colleen Capernik He spoke against the NFL on Sunday in the middle of the league opening match to kick off the 2020 season.
Kaepernick seemed angry while the NFL was pushing for social justice initiatives. Eric Reed Left as a free agent to start the season.
“While the NFL is touted for its interest in Black Life, they are still actively attacking Eric Reid (@E_Reid35) fighting for the Blackball community. Eric set two franchise records last year and is one of the best defensive players in the league,” wrote Kaepernick.
Reid is one of the best free agents possible. He played and started all 16 games. Carolina Panthers Last season. He recorded 130 tackles and 4 sacks. He joined Panthers after weeks in the 2018 season. He scored 71 tackles and interceptions that season.
Reid and Kaepernick San Francisco 49ers. When Kaepernick launched protests against police violence and racism, Reid was the first player to kneel with him.
When Kaepernick left and extended his free agent, he and Reid complained to the NFL alleging that the owners were plotting to leave the league due to a protest. The lawsuit was eventually settled and Reid later signed with Panthers.
Reid hasn’t been renewed since last season.
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell apologized earlier this year for not hearing why Kaepernick is protesting.
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