Tag: Colin Kaepernick

Kareem Hunt gets a second chance with Browns

Photo courtesy of Michael Crane, Wikipedia Former Kansas City Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt has signed with the Cleveland Browns on a one-year deal worth just north of $1 million. Hunt was released from the Chiefs during this past season after video surveillance was released showing him assaulting a woman […]

NFL faces more controversy over new rule

Courtesy of Mike Morbeck, Wikipedia The NFL has found itself at the forefront of truly spectacular controversies over the past few seasons. While Colin Kaepernick protests and the raising of fists transcends the gridiron into the societal responsibility and consciousness of athletes and fans alike, football is also embroiled in […]

NFL protests cause controversy through Week Five

Photo courtesy of Mike Morbeck, Wikipedia During the San Francisco 49ers’ third preseason game last year, cameras caught then-49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick sitting on a bench while the national anthem was playing. Following the game, Kaepernick explained his reasoning for sitting is because of the oppression and hardships people of […]

Backlash of Politics in NFL Leads Athletes to Silence

Photo courtesy of SSG Teddy Wade, Wikipedia Many professional athletes have spoken out about their political views regarding the presidential election, the inauguration and Trump’s executive orders. However, NFL players consistently tend to shy away from sharing their political opinions with the media. It is an interesting idea that there […]

Kaepernick Causes National Anthem Controversy

Photo courtesy of FootballSchedule, Flickr San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s decision to sit during the national anthem has sparked a huge debate. Kaepernick said he felt that black people in the country are oppressed. “To me, this is bigger than football, and it would be selfish on my part […]