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carolina panthers, colin kaepernick, eric reid, kneeling, nfl, nfl national anthem protests, nfl protests -

Because the NFL, much like America, is a fair place that doesn’t see color, there has to be another reason that Carolina Panthers safety Eric Reid has been drug tested some six times since joining the team at the end of September.

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Colin Kaepernick, Eric Reid, Nessa Diab, News, NFL, Sports -

  Colin Kaepernick’s girlfriend isn’t mincing any words when it comes to her disdain for the NFL, and wants the whole world to know that her beloved is still being blackballed by shot-callers in the league him. According to TMZ, this week, New York DJ and MTV host Nessa Diab gave her two cents after the […]

The post ‘They’re Still Blackballing Him’: Colin Kaepernick’s girlfriend blasts NFL for keeping him off gridiron appeared first on theGrio.

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To place Philadelphia Eagles Malcolm Jenkins in the proper historical context, just call him the Ralph Abernathy to Colin Kaepernick’s Martin Luther King Jr. Sure, Jenkins didn’t help the FBI in its attempts to discredit King’s voice by confirming King had extramarital affairs, which is what Abernathy did to King. But…

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Eric Reid, Malcolm Jenkins, NFL -

Carolina Panthers safety Eric Reid had some choice words for Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins before and after the Panthers won 21-17 on the road Sunday against the reigning champs. Although their well-chronicled feud dates back to Reid’s frustration with Jenkins’ Players Coalition, the latest development suggests these two aren’t about to make up anytime […]

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#TakeAKnee, @AP, Eric Reid, Malcolm Jenkins, News, NFL, North Carolina, Panthers, Sports, Video -

Eric Reid and Malcolm Jenkins turned the fight for racial and social justice into a skirmish on the field.

The post Panthers’ Eric Reid calls Malcolm Jenkins ‘sellout’ in protest movement appeared first on theGrio.

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Carolina Panthers, Colin Kaepernick, Eric Reid, Malcolm Jenkins, NFL, NFL protests, Philadelphia Eagles -

After initiating a pregame altercation with Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins on Sunday, Carolina Panthers safety Eric Reid called Jenkins a “sellout” while speaking with reporters postgame. Reid’s resentment of Jenkins stems from their opposing positions in the new social justice movement in sports led by NFL players. Jenkins, co-founder of the Players Coalition, performed […]

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carolina panthers, colin kaepernick, eric reid, malcolm jenkins, nfl, philadelphia eagles, players coalition -

Panthers safety Eric Reid’s visible beef with Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins in today’s game was indeed for the expected reasons. After Philly collapsed and Carolina took the 21-17 victory, Reid was at first hesitant to explain why he exchanged words with Jenkins during the pregame coin toss, but then he kind of…

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Carolina Panthers safety Eric Reid and Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins exchanged heated words on the field during the coin flip Sunday at Lincoln Financial Field. The moment became so intense that Reid had to be held back by teammates and ushered to the sideline. According to USA Today, once he was back on the […]

The post Did Eric Reid & Malcolm Jenkins brawl about anthem protests before game? appeared first on theGrio.

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@AP, Colin Kaepernick, Eric Reid, Kneeling Protest, News, NFL, Sports, Video -

Eric Reid called his return to the NFL on Sunday "bittersweet," saying it still hurts that his friend Colin Kaepernick has been "robbed" of his dream to play again in the NFL.

The post Reid kneels, says Kaepernick ‘robbed’ of dream to play again appeared first on theGrio.

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#IMWITHKAP, Brett Kavanaugh, Eric Reid, Impeachment, Melania Trump, National Anthem, News, NFL, Politics, Senate Vote, Supreme Court, thedownload, Video -

This Weekend Judge Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed to the Supreme Court, but could he still be impeached by Democrats? In a new interview, Senator Cory Booker was asked about whether Democrats would try to impeach Kavanaugh if they win back the House majority. “The reality is, right now, Republicans control the House and the Senate, […]

The post The Download | NFL player Eric Reid won’t back down + Senator Cory Booker has a message for Dems appeared first on theGrio.

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Carolina Panthers, Colin Kaepernick, Eric Reid, National Anthem, NFL, Protest -

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina — Standing both on principle and alone, Carolina Panthers safety Eric Reid took a knee again. In his debut with his new team, Reid, the first player to kneel alongside Colin Kaepernick in order to shine a light on racial injustice and police brutality when they were San Francisco 49ers teammates, reaffirmed […]

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Cam Newton, Eric Reid, News, Sports, Video -

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton is standing by newly signed safety Eric Reid whether he decides to protest before the game or not.

The post Panthers QB Cam Newton declares he’s standing by new teammate, Eric Reid appeared first on theGrio.

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Carolina Panthers, Colin Kaepernick, Eric Reid, National Anthem, NFL -

Eric Reid is back in the game, but he’s not backing down. His commitment to “speaking for my people” has not changed since signing with the Carolina Panthers last week. Reid is still all in. “I’ll put it this way: Next year will be 2019,” said Reid, speaking with reporters Monday in Charlotte, North Carolina, […]

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Colin Kaepernick, Commentary, Eric Reid -

In a photograph with his right fist raised while sitting behind a Carolina Panthers helmet resting on a table, safety Eric Reid greeted the world from the headquarters of his new NFL home last week. A pen rested in his left hand to sign a one-year contract that few imagined a team would offer. On […]

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Eric Reid's return to the NFL created a buzz around the league on Thursday, six months after he filed a grievance alleging collusion by the NFL.

The post Eric Reid signs with Panthers, back in NFL after protests appeared first on theGrio.

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Colin Kaepernick, Eric Reid, National Anthem, NFL, Protest -

What about Colin Kaepernick? The question immediately comes to mind now that safety Eric Reid, aligned with Kaepernick in a legal battle against the NFL, has signed a one-year contract to join the Carolina Panthers. In collusion grievances, the friends and former San Francisco 49ers teammates allege owners conspired to keep them unemployed because of […]

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Colin Kaepernick, eric reid, Serena Williams, Sports -

Serena Williams said every athlete “should be completely grateful and honored” for the protests started […]

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NFL free agents Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid have gotten a major boost of support from the greatest athlete on the planet, Serena Williams.

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Colin Kaepernick, Commentary, Eric Reid, National Anthem, NFL, Protest -

ATLANTA — The NFL’s new anthem policy could bolster the cases of Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid, who have filed collusion grievances against the league. The friends and unemployed former teammates on the San Francisco 49ers allege that team owners conspired to keep them out of the NFL because of their political activism. Back in […]

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Colin Kaepernick, Collusion, Commentary, Eric Reid, NFL -

Eric Reid, the former San Francisco 49ers safety who knelt during the national anthem to protest racial injustice, won’t ever play in the NFL again. We can draw that conclusion from his decision to follow the path blazed by Colin Kaepernick and sue the NFL for collusion. Given the closeness between the two men, Reid […]

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Colin Kaepernick, Collusion, Eric Reid, NFL -

With Eric Reid having again followed Colin Kaepernick’s lead, the friends and former San Francisco 49ers teammates face a formidable task in trying to convince an arbitrator that owners have colluded to keep them unemployed. The first player to kneel alongside Kaepernick to draw attention to racial injustice in 2016, Reid filed a grievance on […]

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Colin Kaepernick, Collusion, Eric Reid, NFL -

As Colin Kaepernick’s legal battle with the NFL progresses and teams continue to shun the quarterback, his case may be strengthened by safety Eric Reid’s failure to land another job in the league, several experts in labor law said. While they were San Francisco 49ers teammates in 2016, Reid was the first player to kneel […]

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Colin Kaepernick, Commentary, Eric Reid, Protest -

The NFL is courting disaster if Eric Reid isn’t on an NFL roster next season. Reid, a free-agent safety who played for the San Francisco 49ers last season, received his first free-agent visit offer this offseason on Monday. The Cincinnati Bengals, a team wanting veteran safety help, extended an invitation to Reid, who will be […]

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Black History Sports, Colin Kaepernick, Eric Reid, Featured, News, NFL -

Eric Reid announced that he has yet to be picked up as a free agent, and he believes it is because of his public support of Black Lives Matter and Colin Kaepernick. On Thursday, the former San Francisco 49er safety tweeted his sentiments publicly and didn’t hold back. “The notion that I can be a […]

The post Why Eric Reid believes he’s being blackballed for kneeling with Colin Kaepernick appeared first on theGrio.

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Eric Reid, Malcolm Jenkins, NFL, NFLPA, Players Coalition -

Editor’s note: This story was originally published on Feb. 2, 2018. Josh Norman was done. On the evening of Nov. 7, in a Players Coalition group chat of nine players including Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins, New York Jets offensive tackle Kelvin Beachum and Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin, the volatile Redskins cornerback sent […]

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Colin Kaepernick, Eric Reid, Michael Bennett, NFL, San Francisco 49ers, Social Activism -

When then-San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick decided to sit (and later kneel) for the national anthem during the 2016 NFL preseason, it started a chain of events that eventually led to Kaepernick filing a grievance against league owners for collusion and, most recently, being presented a Muhammad Ali Legacy Award by Beyoncé. As we […]

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Colin Kaepernick, Commentary, Eric Reid, Malcolm Jenkins, NFL, Players Coalition -

Malcolm X used to snidely refer to Martin Luther King Jr. as “Reverend Dr. Chicken Wing” because he thought King’s nonviolent response to racism was soft and an insult to the black people who Malcolm felt had a right to physically defend themselves against the violence perpetrated against them. But here’s another story about Malcolm […]

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Colin Kaepernick, Eric Reid, Golf, LeBron James, Muhammad Ali, NFL, Players Coalition, Sports Illustrated, Tiger Woods, What Had Happened Was -

Game. blouses. We had not seen Tiger Woods play a competitive round of golf in 301 days, but on Thursday, in his first action back from his second-longest hiatus from the sport, Woods shot a 3-under-par 69 in the first round of the Hero World Challenge. This was his first score in the 60s since […]

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Eric Reid, NFL, Protest, Veterans Day -

With the NFL having celebrated Veterans Day weekend by honoring the military, only a handful of players were observed protesting Sunday during the national anthem. The NFL Players Association requested that its members observe a two-minute moment of silence before games to honor those who have served in the U.S. military. Even Seattle Seahawks defensive […]

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Colin Kaepernick, Eric Reid, NFL, NFL Owners, Protest, Troy Vincent -

It appears that the potential involvement of former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick could be among the impediments to talks resuming between NFL owners and players over the divisive issue of protests during the national anthem. In a conference call with reporters on Tuesday, the league dismissed a proposal by San Francisco safety Eric […]

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Colin Kaepernick, Eric Reid, Mark Geragos, NFL -

While NFL players continue to protest during the national anthem and frustrated owners seek closure on the divisive issue, the man who ignited the leaguewide movement may play a central role in whatever happens next. Colin Kaepernick, the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback who first sat and then knelt in 2016 to shine a light […]

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